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Extreme Sailing Series: Barker rusty and pays penalty in Wales - Day 1
By Warren Douglas, Emirates Team NZ, ,
7:21 AM Sat 23 Aug 2014
Emirates Team New Zealand finished the first day of racing at the Cardiff Extreme Sailing Series regatta less than happy with their performance. Skipper Dean Barker was feeling a little rusty having missed the previous two rounds of the 2014 series. ...[more]
Royals go match racing on the Waitemata: Image gallery - 2
By Richard Gladwell, ,
1:33 AM Sat 12 Apr 2014
Second gallery of images of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge who went match racing on the Waitemata harbour, Friday, in the America's Cuppers NZL-41 and NZL-68. It was the Duke's second match racing attempt on the Waitemata, having sailed here four years ago under the tutelage of America's cup skipper, Dean Barker. ...[more]
Royals go match racing on the Waitemata: Image gallery - 1
By Richard Gladwell, ,
9:59 PM Fri 11 Apr 2014
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge went match racing on the Waitemata harbour, Friday, in the America's Cuppers NZL-41 and NZL-68. It was the Duke's second match racing attempt on the Waitemata, having sailed here four years ago under the tutelage of America's cup skipper, Dean Barker. ...[more]
Emirates Team NZ: Royals duke it out on the Waitemata
By Warren Douglas, ,
8:47 PM Fri 11 Apr 2014
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge joined Emirates Team New Zealand today for a taste of match racing on Auckland Harbour.
With crowds lining vantage points around the Viaduct and the harbour, the Duke at the helm of NZL68 and the Duchess on NZL41 - both boats from the America's Cup monohull era - had two races on the inner harbour. ...[more]
Extreme Sailing Series: Emirates Team NZ get back into action + Video
By Sail-World, Auckland, NZ ,
1:46 PM Tue 21 Jan 2014
Emirates Team New Zealand will return to the Extreme 40 circuit this year, skipper Dean Barker announced today. The first regatta will be held next month.
Barker says the team needs to start developing the sailing team for the 35th America’s Cup while integrating Peter Burling and Blair Tuke into the squad. ...[more]
America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ pleased to have Aussies on board
By Warren Douglas,
6:34 PM Wed 2 Oct 2013
Emirates Team New Zealand today welcomed the return of Australia to the America’s Cup. The Golden Gate Yacht club announced that it had accepted a challenge for the 35th America’s Cup from Queensland’s Hamilton Island Yacht Club. Includes 30 minute interview with Emirates Team NZ's Dean Barker.
Emirates Team New Zealand skipper Dean Barker said it was great to have Australia back in the Cup. ...[more]
America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ's first sail out of the shed
10:45 PM Mon 2 Sep 2013
Image gallery of Emirates Team NZ on her first sail since the end of the Louis Vuitton Final, when she went into the shed for four days of modifications, most obvious of which was the addition of two box like fairing on the aft cross beam. ...[more]
Louis Vuitton Cup: Finals Race 3 - another point for Emirates Team NZ
By Warren Douglas, ,
1:49 PM Tue 20 Aug 2013
Emirates Team New Zealand collected another point in race 3 of the Louis Vuitton Cup finals today to go up 2-1.
Luna Rossa retired from the race with a problem involving their wing-control system at Mark 2 and Dean Barker and crew completed the five-leg course by themselves. ...[more]
Louis Vuitton Cup Final: Emirates Team NZ - drama and damage in Race 1
By Warren Douglas, Emirates Team NZ,
12:10 PM Sun 18 Aug 2013
Drama and damage to both boats in the first race of the Louis Vuitton Cup finals .... damage to Luna Rossa’s starboard daggerboard drama and damage to Emirates Team New Zealand when a big puff hit as they were bearing away.
The bows dug in as the boat rounded the third mark. See video and full image gallery in this story ...[more]
America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ head incredulous on measurement issue
By Warren Douglas, San Francisco, USA ,
10:17 AM Sat 10 Aug 2013
Emirates Team New Zealand managing director Grant Dalton says he is stunned by revelations that Oracle Team USA AC45 yachts competing in the four America’s Cup World Series regattas were illegal.
Dalton said today: 'I find it difficult to believe that what we learned last night actually happened at the top level of our sport.' ...[more]
Louis Vuitton Cup: Emirates Team NZ's tally now at eight points
8:15 AM Sun 28 Jul 2013
Emirates Team New Zealand completed its solo race against Artemis Racing today to collect another point in the Louis Vuitton Cup round robins.
The team is at the top of the leaderboard on eight points and with two races to go in the round robins, cannot be overtaken. ...[more]
Louis Vuitton Cup: Five points and new speed record for Emirates TNZ
10:37 AM Fri 19 Jul 2013
Emirates Team New Zealand collected another round robin point at San Francisco today.
Five points from five starts – four races not being contested – and Emirates Team New Zealand - is at the top of leaderboard with five points, with Luna Rossa on two and Artemis zero. ...[more]
Emirates Team NZ - First Race of the 2013 Louis Vuitton Cup + Video
By Warren Douglas,
11:44 AM Mon 8 Jul 2013
Emirates Team New Zealand went out on the San Francisco race course today - it was not so much a race but an exhibition and a taste of things to come.
It was the first race of the 2013 Louis Vuitton Cup challengers’ series for the 34th America’s Cup. As expected, today’s opponent Luna Rossa did not turn up at the start line. ...[more]
America's Cup: Clouds on the Bay - what to expect in San Francisco
10:16 AM Wed 5 Jun 2013
Emirates Team New Zealand's meteorologist Roger ‘Clouds’ Badham, gives an outstanding overview of the course and conditions, to be expected on San Francisco Bay.
San Francisco Bay is one of the most challenging places to sail there is, and that’s just on any normal boat let alone an AC72. ...[more]
America's Cup: Review Recommendations not all sweeetness and light
By Russell Green and Sail-World,
8:12 PM Mon 27 May 2013
Emirates Team New Zealand’s rules advisor Russell Green blogs about moving goal posts and the negotiations ahead, on the back of 37 Recommendations pulled together by Review Committee Chairman, Iain Murray followin the fatal incident involving Artemis Racing's AC72 on her final sail. ...[more]
America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ assembles wing in San Francisco
By Richard Gladwell,
8:58 PM Wed 22 May 2013
Emirates Team New Zealand have established their base in San Francisco, and are understood to be on target to have their first sail on May 23.
Here John Douglas shows the wingsail assembly ...[more]
AC World Series, Naples - Action concludes for Artemis Racing
By Artemis Racing,
8:46 PM Tue 23 Apr 2013
After nine successful America’s Cup World Series events, the revolutionary concept which has changed the landscape of sailing, concluded Sunday afternoon in Naples. Nowhere has this been more evident than here in Naples, with close to one million spectators out to watch the nine teams battle it out on Super Sunday. ...[more]
America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ - winner takes all in Final Fleet Race
By Richard Gladwell,
8:27 AM Mon 22 Apr 2013
Racing at the Americas Cup World Series event in Naples wrapped up today with what organisers call 'Super Sunday' - a final fleet race that is worth triple points.
That sets the scene for what is essentially a winner-takes-all last fleet race. ...[more]
America's Cup World Series - Oracle Team USA victorious in Naples
By Lisa Ramsperger, ,
5:20 AM Mon 22 Apr 2013
There has been a trio of America’s Cup World Series regattas this season, and three match racing titles for Oracle Team USA. On Sunday in Naples, skipper Tom Slingsby and crew secured the third, defeating Luna Rossa Swordfish in the match race final. ...[more]
America's Cup World Series - J.P.Morgan BAR 5th in Naples, 3rd overall
By Lucy Harwood – Ben Ainslie Racing,
5:02 AM Mon 22 Apr 2013
The America’s Cup World Series Naples was an event full of expectation for J.P.Morgan BAR, as the team headed into the finale. After a second place finish in San Francisco last October, the team came with a clear aim, to win the event. But it wasn’t to be. ...[more]
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