Americas Cup

It's that time! Revealing time!

As the Louis Vuitton 37th America’s Cup nears, the intensity ramps up and with four teams revealing their box-fresh AC75s, it’s abundantly clear that different solutions have been found for very similar questions. The design teams have worked feverishly to deliver their best and latest thinking whilst the electronics and mechatronics engineers have been hard at it to produce the control and…
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Team Australia: AC Women and Youth - We are in!

Australia has been confirmed by the organisers of the 37thAmerica’s Cup as one of the 12 national Youth and Women’s America’s Cup teams in Barcelona 2024 scoring entry for a youth team (under 25) alongside the history making first women’s competition. EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST The confirmation puts Australia back on the America’s Cup stage after it made history winning the world’s…
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Australia - we have an AC team! More to come...

Media Update 23/02/2023: Trailblazing Australian sailors step up for first ever Women’s Competition for the World’s Oldest Sport Trophy – The America’s Cup Australia is bidding to return to the cauldron of the world’s oldest sporting trophy competition, The America’s Cup, with an Australian Women’s Challenge announced today to compete at the Barcelona 37th America’s Cup in its…
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Challenge Accepted

**CHALLENGE ACCEPTED** It’s official! Next America’s Cup Challenger of Record is the Royal Yacht Squadron. The Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron (RNZYS) has accepted the Challenge with some key details including: – AC75’s (only one allowed to be built)- 100% Nationality rule. Aiming to release the venue(s), dates and protocol within six months. Emirates Team New Zealand…
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How to watch the America's Cup Match

RACING It could be the last day today, with Emirates Team New Zealand currently at “Match Point”, 6-3 in a first to 7 series over Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli. Weather, looking like a softer than what was forecast last night easterly. 5-9 knots. But time will tell! Course will be back on A, in the channel alongside Rangitoto Island. As always we will keep…
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America's Cup Match Point

Emirates Team New Zealand move within one win of retaining the Auld Mug after day 6 of the 36th America’s Cup presented by PRADA. The first race of the day was without any doubt the tightest match raced so far, with Emirates Team New Zealand and Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli fighting neck to neck until the Defender took the lead on the penultimate leg and sailed to a 6:3 score. Race 10 was…
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Emirates Team New Zealand take a 5-3 lead

Day 5 of the America’s Cup presented by PRADA was without a doubt the most heart stopping of the 36th America’s Cup. After four days of deadlock and races decided 5 minutes after the start, today Emirates Team New Zealand put 2 points on the scoreboard and took a 2 win lead over Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli.For the first time in this America’s Cup both races saw lead changes. Unsteady and light…
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Day 4 of the America's Cup: No Go Zone

Weather won the day on the Waitemata Harbour today on the fourth day of the 36th America’s Cup presented by PRADA with the Race Committee forced to call off racing due to the lack of wind. The scoreboard between Emirates Team New Zealand and Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli and the best-of-13 series is still tied three apiece. 14/03/21 – Auckland (NZL) 36th America’s Cup presented by…
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Day 3 of the America's Cup: Report & Press Conference

As if it was written in the script, day 3 of the America’s Cup presented by PRADA is again locked up with Emirates Team New Zealand and Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli in 3-3 tie. To lift the Auld Mug one of them need to win 7 races so the regatta is anyones. Today’s racing have been a copy of yesterday and the day before, starts have been crucial and have played a big part in shaping the final…
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Day 2 of the America's Cup: Report & Press Conference

Press conference 12 March 2021 Day 2 of the 36th America’s Cup presented by PRADA proved once again the start to be crucial and highlighted just how evenly matched the two teams are in light conditions as the Match goes into day 3 with a deadlock 2-2. And while that knowledge from four races helps to answer some of the questions that have been doing the rounds, the data does little to…
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