America's Cup


Sailing's dynamic duo, Peter Burling and Blair Tuke, launch charity to save the ocean

Live Ocean's first priority is helping save the antipodean albatross.

Watch: Team NZ show off foiling monohull in full flight gliding across Hauraki Gulf

The Kiwi crew got some good practice in on Te Aihe this week.


Team NZ to trial Spark's 5G across-the-water technology

It's will enable the team to stream data directly from the race boat to designers on support craft and back at base.


Watch: Team NZ's high-tech monohull put through its paces off Auckland

The new AC75 is being tested for Team New Zealand's defence of the Auld Mug in 2021.


Watch: Team NZ's foiling mononhull for America's Cup tested on Waitematā Harbour

It's a small step towards the ultimate goal of retaining the Auld Mug in 2021.


'Just having a look' – Luna Rossa 'spy' caught snapping Team NZ's new boat

The Italian syndicate member likes what he sees so far from the Kiwi crew.

How fast can Team New Zealand's AC75 go? Grant Dalton explains the new boat's design

The foiling monohull was launched at the Auckland Viaduct today.


Team NZ launches its first 2021 America’s Cup boat

A christening for Te Aihe took place on Auckland's Viaduct Harbour.


Coastguard to benefit from America's Cup, with 26 support boats set to be donated post-regatta

At the end of the competition, all the boats will be refitted so they are fit for purpose for the coastguard.

Team NZ to unveil new high-tech monohull for America's Cup defence on Friday

The launch is a chance to “say thanks to everyone who’s helped us get this far," Grant Dalton said.

Team NZ's winning America's Cup catamaran brought 'back to life' at Auckland's Viaduct

Fans can get a glimpse of the Aotearoa catamaran in the build up to the 2021 Cup defence.

'No more leg days' - Team NZ cyclor's remarkable transformation ahead of 2021 America's Cup

Simon van Velthooven has had to reshape his body for his new role.


Despite another challenger bailing out, Team NZ confident America's Cup will be competitive

Team NZ's Kevin Shoebridge says the remaining four challengers are some of the toughest seen in the last decade.

Another challenger withdraws from 2021 America's Cup in Auckland

Dutch Sail cited financial constraints, leaving just four challengers for the 'Auld Mug'.

Ex-NZ Army soldier completes remarkable transition to become grinder with Team NZ

Marius van der Pol is in the 10-man team along with Olympian Steven Ferguson.

Team New Zealand name familiar faces and new talent in grinding squad

Swimmers, cyclists and kayakers are in the team.


Former Emirates Team NZ director’s battle with motor neuron disease inspires charity drive

Greg Horton is currently battling the disease, which can affect 300 New Zealanders at any one time.

Malta Altus withdraw from 2021 America's Cup regatta in Auckland

"This is a disappointing outcome," said Team NZ CEO Grant Dalton.


Team NZ deny report three America's Cup challengers withdrawing due to financial issues

DutchSail, Malta Altus and Stars and Stripes Team USA are reportedly set to pull the plug on their campaigns.


Auckland to host an America's Cup World Series event in October-November 2020

Meanwhile the first event of the World Series has been delayed.

Another challenger for 2021 America's Cup accepted by Team NZ

The joint Dutch bid brings the total to six challengers.


Auckland mayor explains extra $14.5 million funding for America's Cup, hopes Team NZ win in 2021 to maximise return

Phil Goff couldn't guarantee there won't be even more money added to the campaign but is confident it will all be worth it.

Tiny Mediterranean nation of Malta confirm historic first America's Cup challenge

Reports also suggest new challenges had been submitted from Norway, the US, Italy, Japan, China and Holland.

Auckland taxpayers to pay extra $14.5 million to build America’s Cup village

The Cup Village project will now cost $152 million to build on the Auckland waterfront.

Team France to miss 2021 America's Cup after losing major sponsor

The French syndicate intend to return for the 37th edition of the prestigious regatta.


Government approves further $22.5 million funding for America's Cup infrastructure

The money would take the Government's contribution to the Auckland waterfront development to $136.5 million

Eight new challengers lodge entries for America's Cup

New Zealand will host the 2021 America's Cup in Auckland after winning the title in Bermuda in 2017.

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