America’s Cup: Omega announced as Official Timekeeper

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Dating back to 1851, the America’s Cup is renowned as the oldest trophy in international sport and has become the source of fierce international rivalries and spectacular sailing duels. Now, as the 36th edition of the “Auld Mug” approaches, the Swiss watchmaker OMEGA is announcing its role as the event’s

America’s Cup: Emirates Team New Zealand signs Huawei NZ

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Huawei NZ is celebrating its fifteenth year of operating in Aotearoa by backing Emirates Team New Zealand’s defence of the America’s Cup in 2021. The bolstered support of Emirates Team New Zealand will see the logo of Huawei’s newest flagship device, the Huawei P40, proudly displayed on the team’s AC75 race

America’s Cup: Kiwis and Italians return to the water

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After weeks of confinement due to the Covid 19 global pandemic two America's Cup teams – the Defender Emirates Team New Zealand and the Challenger of Record Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli Team – have resumed on the water activities. The Kiwi squad posted a video of the syndicate out training aboard

America’s Cup: Iain Murray returns as Regatta Director

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Renowned international yachtsman and regatta official Iain Murray will once again take the reins as the independent Regatta Director for the 36th America’s Cup presented by Prada, the Prada Cup Challenger Selection Series and the America’s Cup World Series Auckland including the Christmas Race. It will be the third time for

America’s Cup: ETNZ develops new technology for return to work

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An enforced national lockdown in the fight against COVID-19 has sparked an impromptu technical innovation between Emirates Team New Zealand and Igtimi, a GPS tracking and big data Internet of Things company based in Dunedin, to create personal separation and contact tracing tags so the team can safely return to

America’s Cup: Dealing with the challenges of the new normal

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But for the scourge of the Covid-19 pandemic turning everyone's reality upside down, today the eyes of the sailing world would have been focused keenly on Cagliari, Sardinia to see how the first ever competitive action between the revolutionary AC75 foiling monohulls of the 36th America's Cup would play out.