America's Cup


America's Cup challengers remain hopeful they'll be here in weeks despite border closure

New images from Florida show American Magic's boat being loaded on to a ship bound for Auckland.

Immigration 'lottery': Avatar crew allowed in during Covid-19 border closure, America's Cup crews out

If foreign film crews are allowed an exemption to border rules, so too should America's Cup teams, the National Party says.


'It's catastrophic for us' - America's Cup challengers vent over NZ border ban

Border restrictions have seen challengers American Magic and Ineos Team UK shut out.

America's Cup challengers frustrated with NZ Govt as Covid-19 holds up entering country

A lack of clarity on whether or not team members can get into NZ is causing concern in the US and UK.


Reliving Team NZ's first America's Cup win, and the wild celebrations afterwards

The Kiwi crew captured the Auld Mug on this day, 25 years ago.


Today marks 25th anniversary of Team New Zealand's maiden America's Cup win

May 14 commemorates 25 years to the day since New Zealand claimed the Auld Mug.


Remembering 25 years since Team NZ's famous maiden America's Cup triumph

Today marks the anniversary of Team New Zealand's final series against Young America.


Australian Iain Murray takes over as America's Cup regatta director

The noted yachtsman is taking over as the independent regatta director for the 36th America’s Cup scheduled for next year in Auckland.


Emirates Team NZ return to the water, but under Alert Level 3 restrictions

The crew wore alarmed separation devices to make sure they were two metres apart.

America's Cup World Series event cancelled due to coronavirus

Scheduled for Sardinia, Italy, the event has now been axed ahead of next month's regatta.

America's Cup challengers release spectacular footage of near-disaster in training

It's also believed former Team NZ skipper Dean Barker was at the helm at the time of the crash.


America’s Cup hopeful Stars and Strips strapped for cash as deadline passes

But Team NZ’s Grant Dalton isn’t buying the argument the regatta is too expensive.


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.

loading error