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Dry suits dress of the day on the big cat

Dry suits are in for sailing crew on the big cat. That’s a first. Here’s how they look – an off-the-shelf...

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VIDEO: Day 2 sailing with the big cat

The day dawns fine for the second day sailing Emirates Team New Zealand’s big cat. The breeze is building ….

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AC72 testing pauses for a minor repair

Emirates Team New Zealand’s AC72 went sailing for the second time today, taking advantage of a stronger breeze on the...

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Time to change tack after 50,000 miles at sea

Hamish Hooper, the media crewman on CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand on the Volvo Ocean Race thinks it’s...

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The incredible shrinking boat

Coach Rod Davis blogs on how the big...

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Smiles all round at AC72′s big day out

The first sail of the AC72 catamaran has energised Emirates Team New Zealand. The boat came through its first outing in...

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AC72 sets sail on a light, wet Auckland day

Emirates Team New Zealand took its AC72 sailing for the first time today – on a cold, wet Auckland winter’s day. As...

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AC72 does its tow test – AC45s race again soon

On Auckland Harbour today … the AC72 performing the “tow test”. Link to video...

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Brains and blocks of conrete for AC72 lift

What’s going on here? Big blocks of concrete on pallet trucks and people all over the place in hard hats …....

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Final touches before historic first sail

Final assembly work on the Emirates Team New Zealand AC72 catamaran was underway today in preparation for next week’s...

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Finishing touches then an historic first sail

Final assembly work on the Emirates Team New Zealand AC72 catamaran was underway today in preparation for next week’s...

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Good weather missing link in AC72 debut plan

Tomorrow the platform will be on Auckland harbour without the wing…. The weather is not...

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VIDEO: Weather key to AC72′s sailing debut

Will they or won’t they? Will Emirates Team New Zealand sail the AC72 this week? Meteorologist Roger (Clouds) Badham...

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VIDEO: Big night as the AC72 meets the people

Emirates Team New Zealand’s AC72 was unveiled at Auckland on Saturday night. More than 6000 people braved a cold...

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Colourful public debut for the AC72

Emirates Team New Zealand’s America’s Cup AC72 catamaran made its debut to the New Zealand public on Saturday...

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