Top international yachting commentator, Peter Montgomery, spoke with Emirates Team NZ CEO Grant Dalton after the announcement of the partnership with new Italian Challenger, Luna Rossa.
by Peter Mongomery
He explains the huge significance the deal for the New Zealand marine industry, which will now have an additional 70,000 hours of boatbuidling time, or 35 man years per boat, for the third boat. Plus Southern Spars?nid=90299
are now building at least four wingsails for the two America's Cup teams, which is an equally significant project in terms of man years of effort.
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