American Magic is first AC36 Challenger to head to New Zealand

Defiant, the first AC75 built for New York YC American Magic, departed the team’s winter base at the Port of Pensacola on Wednesday, 27 May, 2020, bound for Auckland, New Zealand

America’s Cup – Te Aihe is back in New Zealand

It was a low key but very welcome return for the Emirates Team New Zealand AC75 ‘Te Aihe in the dark hours of Tuesday morning , video here

Video of Luna Rossa’s take off in Cagliari

Breaking news from the Italian website FareVela . . . From an anonymous source we can now publish the Luna Rossa’s take off in Cagliari

Grant Simmer – Kiwis playing a competitive game!

INEOS Team UK chief executive Grant Simmer in conversation with veteran Australian yachting commentator Peter Shipway on his Cruising Yacht Club of Australia podcast

America’s Cup – ETNZ back up to speed with their AC75 build

Emirates Team New Zealand are quickly moving back up to speed with the build of their second AC75 in Auckland . . . Video here

Remember the fourth America’s Cup challenger?

Aficionados of the America’s Cup may remember that there are actually four challengers for AC36

America’s Cup – Luna Rossa switch to electric winches

Luna Rossa skipper Max Sirena confirmed that during the Italian Coronavirus lock down Luna Rossa carried out test sailing in Cagliari with a reduced crew of only five sailors, in compliance with health regulations

New Zealand to Continue Sailing Ban under Level 3

Yachting New Zealand expect sailing to continue to be banned under coronavirus level 3 restriction in New Zealand when it comes into place on Tuesday, 28 April

America’s Cup – Britannia is back from Cagliari and ready to sail

Good news, or any news from the 36th America’s Cup organisation is always welcome, and today they have gone into overdrive

America’s Cup facing coronavirus stand-off

The 36th America’s Cup comes under more pressure as all the countries involved remain in lockdown