Emirates Team NZ announce TP52 build and campaign
by Richard Gladwell on 1 Oct 2008
Emirates Team New Zealand today announced their new TP52 at a media function in Auckland.
Emirates Team New Zealand media conference announcing the new TP52 © Richard Gladwell www.photosport.co.nz
The new yacht as announced previously will be built by www.cooksonboats.co.nz!Cookson_Boats on Auckland's North shore, and has been under construction for two weeks.
Project manager for the new boat to be called Emirates Team New Zealand will be bowman Richard Meacham.
The spars will be built by www.southernspars.com!Southern_Spars and the sails by www.northsails.co.nz!North_Sails_New_Zealand. Both organisations have their manufacturing plants within a few hundred metres of Team New Zealand's Auckland base at the Viaduct Basin.
A full audio of the Media Conference held today at the Emirates Team NZ base can be played below:
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