Thursday, 1 November 2012
AC72 aerials and modifications for speed
Emirates Team New Zealand is ratcheting up its AC72 sailing programme, moving on from primarily conducting reliability and system testing to a focus on racing and speed development.
Wednesday, 3 October 2012
Emirates Team New Zealand statement
Emirates Team New Zealand says the America’s Cup event organizer’s decision to abandon development of a team hub on the San Francisco waterfront is irresponsible and another let-down for San Francisco.
Friday, 7 September 2012
The answer's yes, but there's a big 'may be'
Emirates Team New Zealand has ended speculation on whether the team’s AC72 catamaran could lift itself clear of the water and sail on its dagger board foils.
Emirates Team NZ Day 5 Sailing video
Renowned yachting commentators Martin Tasker and Peter Lester are given a prime view of the Emirates Team New Zealand AC72 in full action.
Monday, 27 August 2012
Emirates Team New ZEaland update - home to rekindle the spark
Emirates Team New Zealand returns to New Zealand overnight to jump headlong into the AC72 testing programme and turn around its poor form in racing the AC45.
Saturday, 25 August 2012
Emirates Team New Zealand update - looking for better at San Francisco
Emirates Team New Zealand is taking time to get into its groove racing the AC45 at the America's Cup World Series Regatta at San Francisco.
Wednesday, 18 July 2012
AC72 out of the shadows
Emirates Team New Zealand's AC72 catamaran was wheeled out of the shed the first time this morning as team members got down to final preparations for Saturday's public show at the Viaduct Harbour.
Monday, 2 July 2012
Second overall for the season
Emirates Team New Zealand has ended the inaugural season of the America’s Cup World Series in second place overall.
AC45 crew back in its stride
Emirates Team New Zealand got back into stride at Newport today and took a third in the first fleet race of the day then stormed home to win the second.
Wednesday, 27 June 2012
Emirates Team New Zealand update
Competitors in the America' s Cup World Series Newport Regatta went practice racing today, revelling in the 12-18 knot breeze.
Saturday, 16 June 2012
CAMPER digs deep to return to the podium
CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand has taken second in Leg 8 of the Volvo Ocean Race after a gritty fight that saw the team battle boat breaking conditions to set a new 24 distance record for this edition of the race, and move back onto the podium with third overall position.
Friday, 15 June 2012
Emirates Team New Zealand Media Update: Riding the storm
CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand is sailing on the edge as the team battles extreme conditions in the North Atlantic caused by an intense low pressure system.
Thursday, 14 June 2012
Preparing for a heavy weather battle
CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand is preparing for a final heavy weather battle into Lorient as an intense low pressure system moves down on the fleet.
Wednesday, 13 June 2012
Into the light and looking for opportunities
CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand has hit the light airs of the Azores High with the next 12 hours shaping up to be crucial to the team's efforts to make up ground in the light conditions.
Friday, 1 June 2012
A long night ahead
CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand is in for long last night at sea as Leg 7 comes to a nail-biting finale.
Tuesday, 29 May 2012
AC72 delivery now only a few weeks away
Emirates Team New Zealand will take delivery of its first AC72 catamaran by the middle of next month.
Heading for Lisbon at speed
CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand is heading for Lisbon at speed as the team make the most of the long awaiting fast running conditions.
Monday, 28 May 2012
Tense times ahead
The tense times are set to continue for CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand as the team begin to run east towards Lisbon and face the prospect of more unpredictable weather.
Friday, 25 May 2012
CAMPER back in the game
CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand has fought back over the last 24 hours with the team working their way through the fleet to be within striking distance of the lead.
Heading north in search of breeze
CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand has split from the fleet and headed north in search of better breeze and in an effort to claw back the miles on the leading boats.
Wednesday, 23 May 2012
A painful 24 hours
It has been a painful 24 hours for CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand as the team fell prey to the unpredictable conditions of tropical storm Alberto and trapped under a large cloud system fell from second place to second to last.
Tuesday, 22 May 2012
Duelling with Alberto
24 hours into Leg 7 CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand is duelling with tropical storm 'Alberto' as the team work to make the most of the intense low in order to get east and pick up a developing frontal system that will slingshot them across the Atlantic.
Monday, 21 May 2012
CAMPER gets vital transatlantic leg underway
CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand has set off on Leg 7 of the Volvo Ocean Race, a 3500 nautical mile transatlantic sprint from Miami, USA to Lisbon, Portugal.
Traffic jam in a slow motion final day at Venice
Light winds ruled on the final day of the America's Cup World Series regatta at Venice. The final fleet race – scheduled to take 35 minutes – took winner Energy 57m25s to complete.
Sunday, 20 May 2012
Battle looms for a last-race decider
It's tight at the top of the fleet race leader board at the America's Cup World Series after three days of racing at Venice.
Friday, 18 May 2012
Struggle for form at Venice
The first day of the America's Cup World Series Venice regatta did not go well for Emirates Team New Zealand.
Thursday, 10 May 2012
CAMPER takes a hard fought second
CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand has taken a hard fought second in Leg 6 of the Volvo Ocean Race.
Wednesday, 9 May 2012
Venice conditions will throw up some challenges
The AC45 sailing team leaves for Venice today to compete in the fifth of the America's Cup World series regattas.
Leg 6 to go down to the wire
The battle for Leg 6 honours looks set to go down to the wire with just 14 nautical miles between CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand and first placed Puma as the fleet enters the final 24 hours of racing.
Tuesday, 8 May 2012
A game of snakes and ladders in the light
CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand's tactical battle continues with the team closing to within eight nautical miles (nm) of Puma overnight only to sail into a large light patch in the last few hours causing them to lose ground on the leg leaders.