Americas Cup

36th America's Cup, Auckland
America’s Cup to start Wednesday 10 March

The New Zealand Government announced a reduction in alert levels from Sunday. Auckland will drop to Level 2 with the rest of New Zealand on Level 1

America’s Cup – Preparing for the Showdown

Day 5 of Lockdown in Auckland and the 36th America’s Cup is approaching fast, with the first racing expected on Wednesday 10 March, if COVID restrictions and weather conditions allow

ETNZ Boss Grant Dalton
America’s Cup – Never forget, never forgive

Never complain, never explain. ‘ Immortalised by Benjamin Disraeli, Team New Zealand boss Grant Dalton has added a twist to that pithy maxim . . . never forget, never forgive

AC36 Dalton and Bertelli
America’s Cup teams locked-in and ready to race

Monday 1 March at 16:03 local time was the deadline for both America’s Cup teams to define and finalise the configuration of their boats for the Match.

AC36 Grant Simmer, Ben Ainslie, Matt Sheahan
America’s Cup – Ineos Team debrief with Ben Ainslie and Grant Simmer

Matt Sheahan kicks off this Plantsail video feature with a quick summary of how the Prada Cup was won . . . and lost

America's Cup- The Auld Mug
America’s Cup – First Weekend of Racing Postponed

America’s Cup Event Ltd has postponed the first weekend of racing for the America’s Cup Match due to the latest COVID-19 lockdown in Auckland, New Zealand

AC36, Auckland, New Zealand
America’s Cup – Auckland put in Covid Lockdown again

Due to the new COVID 19 level 3 lockdown announced by the New Zealand Government on Saturday, America’s Cup Event Ltd is reviewing the effect on the forthcoming America’s Cup event

Supercup NZL Tawera
Tawera wins Mastercard Superyacht Regatta in Auckland

The kiwi based Tawera was the winner of the Mastercard Superyacht Regatta in Auckland at the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron.

Prada Cup Final - Ineos Team UK
Ineos Team UK to Keep Calm and Carry On?

Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli will be the Challenger for the 36th America’s Cup, where they will face Emirates TEam New Zealand in a best of 13 match-race series

Luna Rossa win Prada Cup Final
Dream is over for Ineos as Luna Rossa win the Prada Cup Final

Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli will challenge Emirates Team New Zealand for the 36th America’s Cup after completeing a 7 – 1 victory over Ineos Team UK to win the Prada Cup Final

Prada Cup Final D3 - Ineos Team UK
Prada Cup Final – First win for Anslie keeps the dream alive

Ineos Team UK finally turned it around, just as it seemed they had run out of ideas of how to beat the Italian team Luna Rossa – Highlight video here

Sir Ben Ainslie
Can Ineos Team UK play the Ainslie card again?

The PR wrangling continues in Auckland as Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli and Ineos Team UK prepare to return to the track for the final batch of Prada Cup Final Races – Can Ben Ainslie turn it around again?