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    One Kiwi’s quest to take on the world

    by  • 27 May 2017 • Uncategorized

    There is often a scene in the Road Runner cartoons when Wile E Coyote is clinging on to a clifftop by his claws. It usually doesn't end well for the luckless hunter.Conrad Colman found himself figuratively clinging on to the clifftop...

    Live blog: America’s Cup – Day one of racing

    by  • 27 May 2017 • Uncategorized

    Live updates and commentary of the opening day of racing at the 35th America's Cup.The racing begins today in Bermuda with six races to take place. Team New Zealand will race twice on day first, first against Team France then against...

    America’s Cup: What to expect on day one of racing

    by  • 27 May 2017 • Uncategorized

    NZME's America's Cup expert Mark Orams provides the first of his daily briefings ahead of the opening day of racing.The PredictWind forecast for the America's Cup course area is for Westerly winds at 10-15 knots with cloud cover...

    America’s Cup: Kiwis talk up cycle grinding advantage

    by  • 25 May 2017 • Uncategorized

    It has been one of the major talking points ahead of the 35th America's Cup, with some arguing that it could be a game-changer and others dismissing its significance.New Zealand, though, have fired a warning to their rivals on the...

    America’s Cup: Calm before the storm

    by  • 25 May 2017 • Uncategorized

    There's no mistaking there's a fairly significant yacht race about to start in Bermuda.Oracle skipper Jimmy Spithill's mug greets you as soon as you step off the plane at L.F Wade International airport, America's Cup banners line...

    NZ-developed app making waves in international sailing

    by  • 25 May 2017 • Uncategorized

    An app developed in New Zealand has caught the attention of the sailing world and is being looked at as a tool that can be used at sailing regattas in any country.A special app was designed for last Decembers Youth Sailing World...

    The real weather gods of the America’s Cup

    by  • 25 May 2017 • Uncategorized

    This America's Cup has brought about a shift in the traditional role of the humble meteorologist.The role of the weather guy in the past was pretty straight forward - they supplied the crew, and in particular the afterguard, the...

    America’s Cup: All you need to know

    by  • 25 May 2017 • Uncategorized

    The 35th edition of the America's Cup begins on Saturday morning NZT. Here we break down everything you need to know about the event. Where is it? Bermuda will play host for the first time with racing to take place in Bermuda's...

    America’s Cup: Practice time over in Bermuda

    by  • 24 May 2017 • Uncategorized

    Practice time is over in Bermuda.With racing in the America's Cup Qualifiers set to get under way this Saturday, Emirates Team New Zealand have scheduled in a maintenance day to get their boat tuned for race mode. It appears most...