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America's Cup: Oracle and Team NZ tech insights - Free lecture tonight

'America’s Cup final, Emirates Team New Zealand and Oracle Team USA - Race 16'    Carlo Borlenghi/Luna Rossa©    Click Here to view large photo

You, your colleagues, friends, readers and subscribers to SailWorldNZ are cordially invited to attend the IPENZ Centenary Lecture Battle of the Boats: How technology won the America’s Cup.

Hear rival engineers - Andy Kensington from Team NZ and Neil Wilkinson from Oracle - debate the technology used which enabled Oracle to make a miraculous turn-around to win the 2013 America’s Cup.

IPENZ America’s Cup Lecture series -    
The free public lecture series will be held as follows:

WHANGAREI – 6 May 2014 – 6.30pm
Capitaine Bougainville Theatre, Forum North Performance Conference & Expo Centre, Rust Avenue, Vinetown

TAURANGA – 8 May 2014 – 6.30pm
Tauranga Yacht and Power Boat Club, 90 Keith Allen Drive, Sulphur Point

DUNEDIN – 13 May 2014 – 6.30pm
Maurice Joel Theatre, Otago Boys’ High School, 2 Arthur Street

NEW PLYMOUTH – 15 May 2014 – 6.30pm
Quality Hotel Plymouth International, Corner of Courtney and Leach Streets

AUCKLAND – 20 May 2014 – 6.30pm
Dorothy Winstone Centre, Auckland Girls' Grammar School, 16 Howe St, Newton

NAPIER – 22 May 2014 – 6.30pm
Napier War Memorial Conference Centre, 48 Marine Parade, Bluff Hill

After the veteran America’s Cup engineers have shared their opposing views and behind the scenes insights in an hour-long lecture, take the opportunity to get your own questions answered in a 15 minute Q&A session.

The Centenary Lectures are open to the public, no registration is required and entrance is free – all are welcome.
We recommend you arrive in good time to secure your seat.

Feel free to use these attached details to also invite members, family and friends of your organisation to our event.

To see the video from TV3 with Andy Kensington and Neil Wilkinson click here

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