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Video: Seven good hours on the AC72

Day 3 sailing the AC72 is very production. Seven hours in a breeze that puffed over 20 knots and ticking off items on the...

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Three days and getting to know the AC72

Grant Dalton blogs on progress with the AC72 and reflects on the multihull story so far… After...

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Headfirst plunge into the fast life

Tony Rae is back with the America’s Cup sailing squad after completing the Volvo Ocean Race. He needs to make some...

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America’s Cup 2013 racing programme

The America’s Cup racing programme for next year has been finalised. Organisers in San Francisco plan up to 55 days of...

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Back to little cat for ACWS San Fran regatta

While the new AC72 has dominated Emirates Team New Zealand operations for the past few months, the looming America’s Cup...

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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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