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.
The free public lecture series will be held as follows:
IPENZ America’s Cup Lecture series -
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
by TV3 News and Sail-World - 3:40 AM Thu 1 May 2014 GMT
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