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    America’s Cup: 50 knots and flying

    by  • 2 May 2017 • Uncategorized

    The development race in the America's Cup remains alive with just under a month to go before the regatta.Given the swift rate of development seen in this Cup cycle, event chief Russell Coutts raised the possibility at the weekend...

    Sailing: Meech finishes ninth in Hyeres

    by  • 1 May 2017 • Uncategorized

    Sam Meech finished his first regatta since the Rio Olympics on a good note, with a third in the medal race at the World Cup regatta in Hyeres overnight (NZT), but leaves France with mixed emotions after some up-and-down results.The...

    Meech ends World Cup on high note

    by  • 1 May 2017 • Uncategorized

    Sam Meech finished his first regatta since the Rio Olympics on a good note, with a third in the medal race at the World Cup regatta in Hyeres overnight (NZT), but leaves France with mixed emotions after some up-and-down results.The...

    Sailing: Team NZ trump Artemis on water

    by  • 29 April 2017 • Uncategorized

    Team New Zealand have laid their cards on the table, and they're pretty pleased with their hand.After months of hiding down in Auckland with only their chase boat to spar with in mock match races, the Kiwi team got some real racing...

    Sailing: Team NZ trump Artemis on water

    by  • 29 April 2017 • Uncategorized

    Team New Zealand have laid their cards on the table, and they're pretty pleased with their hand.After months of hiding down in Auckland with only their chase boat to spar with in mock match races, the Kiwi team got some real racing...

    Another Kiwi on top at World Cup regatta

    by  • 28 April 2017 • Uncategorized

    Andrew McKenzie cast aside the bitterly cold conditions in Hyeres, France, to fire at the World Cup regatta, winning the last race of the day in the Laser fleet overnight (NZ time).McKenzie produced the standout performance of the...

    Bilger’s success at World Masters Games in the wind

    by  • 27 April 2017 • Uncategorized

    As a wind predictor, Jon Bilger thinks hes got an advantage when it comes to the World Masters Games but the only issue is his predictions are available for all of his rivals.He still hasnt been tempted to put out any rogue information,...

    Sailing: Meech shows his class on day 2

    by  • 27 April 2017 • Uncategorized

    Sam Meech showed his class, collecting a win in the only Laser race sailed overnight (NZT) at the World Cup regatta in Hyeres, France.The Olympic bronze medallist climbed from 11th to fourth overall with the result and is well placed,...

    Team New Zealand’s scary moment in Bermuda

    by  • 26 April 2017 • Uncategorized

    Emirates Team New Zealand haven't had the smoothest start to preparations on the water in Bermuda.Team New Zealand were back out on the water once again today, after hitting the Great Sound for the first time on Sunday. However...

    Rae of light for father and son at World Masters Games

    by  • 26 April 2017 • Uncategorized

    Murray Rae was keen to tackle the World Masters Games with his former Rome Olympics teammate but when Ron Watson wasn't available he was able to call on a veteran of seven America's Cups and five round the world yacht races.The...

    Sailing: McKenzie best placed Kiwi after day one

    by  • 26 April 2017 • Uncategorized

    Andrew McKenzie was the best placed of the Kiwis after the first day of racing at the World Cup regatta in Hyeres overnight (NZ time) but many of the New Zealand contingent were looking forward to forecast strong winds to arrive.The...

    America’s Cup: Public getting too close to the action

    by  • 26 April 2017 • Uncategorized

    Boaties in Bermuda have been warned to get away from America's Cup teams on the water.The Bermuda Water Safety Council have appealed to local boaties to give the America's Cup boats some decent space as the event looms.With just...

    Sailing: Team NZ test sea off Bermuda

    by  • 25 April 2017 • Uncategorized

    Emirates Team New Zealand sailed their America's Cup Class race boat on the Great Sound for the first time over the weekend - and yesterday it showed no ill effects from having a rudder missing when it was hauled out of the water...