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America’s Cup: New Zealand’s ‘dolphin’ AC75 takes flight

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America's Cup Defender Emirates Team New Zealand has become the second syndicate to show off the flying capabilities of its AC75 foiling monohull. Named Te Aihe (The Dolphin) at a ceremony on September 6 the first image of the boat sailing was released this week. US challenger  NYYC American Magic also launched

America’s Cup: NYYC American Magic names first AC75 ‘Defiant’

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After an estimated 76,000 combined hours of fabrication and finishing work by the production and shore teams of American Magic, the U.S. Challenger's first AC75 racing boat was officially named and launched on Saturday morning. Named Defiant, the cutting-edge foiling monohull is the first America's Cup class boat built to

America’s Cup: American Magic AC75 flies on first test sail

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American Magic – the New York Yacht Club's America's Cup syndicate – has made history by becoming the first team to achieve flight with its AC75 foiling monohull. It happened on Narragansett Bay near Newport, Rhode Island yesterday September 10 when the team – which is skippered by Terry Hutchinson

America’s Cup: Defender Emirates Team New Zealand reveals first AC75

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America's Cup Defender Emirates Team New Zealand has christened its first AC75 at the team's base in the heart of the America’s Cup village in Auckland. The significant milestone took place early on the morning of Friday September 6 and was celebrated with the team, their families, sponsors and suppliers. The

America’s Cup: DutchSail pulls out as Stars + Stripes presses on

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The news from Europe over the weekend is that Netherland's America's Cup syndicate DutchSail has withdrawn its challenge for the 36th America's Cup. Meanwhile, over on the west coast of the United States the Stars + Stripes syndicate has reconfirmed its commitment to continuing with its challenge. A press release from

America’s Cup: Brace for impact (clothing)

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The clothing requirements for the next America’s Cup have more in common with motocross body armour than traditional yachting apparel. It says a lot about how much the America’s Cup has changed in the past decade that Musto will be supplying the Stars & Stripes team with gear not from its

America’s Cup: Malta Altus Challenge withdraws

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The Malta Altus Challenge entry to the America's Cup is officially over today with the news that the Royal Malta Yacht Club has notified the Royal New Zealand Yacht Club that it has officially withdrawn from the 36th edition of the world's oldest team sporting competition. Little had been heard

America’s Cup: American and British crews report good winter progress

America’s Cup: American and British crews report good winter progress

Two of the America’s Cup “super teams” – American Magic and INEOS Team UK – have reported accelerated progress in their campaigns after both teams ran winter training camps away from their home bases. Faced with the prospect of freezing temperatures and winter storms back home in the United Kingdom, the

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