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This long awaited event is scheduled to start at 10:06am GMT on Monday February 8th 2010

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 Sail-World New Zealand: 4 February 2010

Tom Ashley lies third after Day 1 of Singapore Airlines Sail Auckland Regatta  Event Media
Welcome to Sail-World.Com's New Zealand newsletter for 4 February 2010.

With just a few sleeps left until the start of the 33rd America's Cup, Sail-World is pleased to be able to announce our coverage of this historic event - the likes of which we will probably never see again in our lifetimes.

Your humble scribe is on the plane for Valencia, and we hope to be up and running on Sunday (local time), Sunday evening (NZT). Our America's Cup newsletter will go to 85,000 subscribers around the world.

If you are receiving this newsletter, you will be receiving our special America's Cup newsletters - if you have friends, or members of your sailing club who do not receive Sail-World, then send them this newsletter and get them to subscribe directly for our America's cup coverage.

33rd America's Cup - BMW ORACLE Racing - Training in Valencia  BMW Oracle Racing © Photo Gilles Martin-Raget

Sorry we do not know what the TV coverage plans are for NZ or anywhere else, save that we understand that USA will be receiving it via ESPN360, and you can try watch it live via we are led to believe.

On other news, the 2010 OK Interdominions and National Championships have concluded in Wellington, we have have full reports from each day, plus excellent images galleries each day from Adrian Rumney.

Singapore Airlines Sail Auckland got underway today off the Kohimaramara Yacht Club, and we have a report and image from the first day's racing.

Karl Purdie wins race 8 of the OK Nationals & Interdominions - OK Dinghy Nationals & Interdominions  Adrian Rumney

While we are at the America's cup, make sure your event receives proper coverage by using our online submission facility. You can submit your event/regatta/class/boat news by Clicking Here - all copy will be published, please include a photo or three with a side over 1280px wide. There's a new big icon on the home page of to make it even easier for you. You will now be automatically informed when your submission has been posted and which regions it has been posted to - a great way to get exposure for your club, class, event, program or campaign.

The International Jury and Competitor representatives meet in Valencia

Many thanks for your help and input, we're here to help sailing, and help those who wish to help themselves.

Good sailing!

Richard Gladwell
NZ Editor

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Sail-World's America's Cup coverage - we're taking you to Valencia!
Sail-World Media,
Sail-World will again be producing a special newsletter for the 33rd America's Cup. The world's largest email newsletter will provide over 85,000 subscribers, worldwide with the latest information from the regatta venue, Valencia. New Zealand and US Editor, Richard Gladwell leaves for Valencia on Friday evening, and will remain until the end of the regatta or around the 13th February.... [more]
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Challenger has a good day in America's Cup Jury Room
Richard Gladwell,
Other significant issues have been ruled on by the International Jury for the 33rd America's Cup in Valencia Both have gone as expected and are consistent with rulings from the New York Supreme Court on related matters, Justice Shirley Kornreich previously ruled that the America's Cup was a test of sailing technology as well as sailing skill itself.... [more]
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America's Cup Jury rules that there will be no wind limits for Match
Richard Gladwell,
In a decision just announced the five strong International Jury has ruled that the wind limits written into the Notice of Race for the 33rd America's Cup are illegal, and will not apply for the match which starts in five day's time on Monday 8 February. Earlier the International Jury for the 33rd America's Cup has ruled on the amount and location of water ballast allowed to be used by the America'... [more]
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Eight teams to compete at Louis Vuitton Trophy Auckland in March
Louis Vuitton Trophy media,
In just six weeks time, during the Southern hemisphere Summer, eight of the best sailing teams in the world will race a Louis Vuitton Trophy match race regatta in Auckland New Zealand. Just over a year ago the inaugural regatta was sailed in Auckland, the Louis Vuitton Pacific Series. Ten of the best sailing teams in the world, including the current Challenger and Defender of the America's Cu... [more]
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Gladwell's Line: Second guessing the America's Cup Jury
Richard Gladwell,
The International Jury for the 33rd America's Cup is due to sit for the first time, in early February, to consider the five issues raised by BMW Oracle Racing on 19 January. We take a look at the scorecard from that first meeting.... [more]
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America's Cup: Stopwatches out for USA team / BMW Oracle Racing,
Australian Glen Ashby, the six times A-Cat Class Catamaran World Champion has been a regular coach for the USA skipper and fellow Australian James Spithill, the BMW Oracle helmsman and skipper over the last few seasons, as Spithill began to come to grips with multihull sailing. Ashby is running the BMW Oracle sailing program and the pace is stepping up as the first race nears... [more]
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Americas Cup: Images from Valencia - USA-17 from the air + Video
Gilles Martin-Raget,
Americas Cup There was a good breeze today in Valencia and both America's Cup sailing teams took full advantage of it. BMW Oracle's Gilles Martin-Raget was in the helicopter and took these shots. Plus there are video clips from the chopper and on-board USA-17 (sorry about the engine noise) Points to note here are the clean wakes, and the amount of camber that is being induced in the wingsa... [more]
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America's Cup: New York Supreme Court declines to rule before Match
Richard Gladwell and Alinghi Media,
According to a new release by America's Cup Defender Societe Nautique de Geneve, the New York Supreme Court has declined an expedited Hearing on the Constructed in Country issue, and has ordered to two competitors to race now, and argue later.... [more]
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