Sailing


Team New Zealand hails ‘rocketship’

Team New Zealand thanked its designers and engineers for creating a “rocketship” of a yacht that secured the America’s Cup yesterday but admitted there was some trepidation as to how the boat would perform...

March 18, 2021, Thursday


Team New Zealand on brink of America’s Cup triumph

Team New Zealand moved within one race win of a second successive America’s Cup triumph but its hopes of sealing the match yesterday disappeared when race 10 was abandoned due to unfavorable wind off the...

March 17, 2021, Wednesday


No wind means no races

Racing in the America’s Cup yesterday was abandoned because of a lack of wind on Auckland’s Waitemata Harbour....

March 15, 2021, Monday


America’s Cup rivals all square after day one

Team New Zealand and Luna Rossa were all square at 1-1 after the first two races of the 36th America’s Cup off the coast of Auckland yesterday, the opening day of a contest for the oldest trophy in international...

March 11, 2021, Thursday


America’s Cup on hold

The America’s Cup final between Team New Zealand and Italy’s Luna Rossa on Auckland’s Waitemata Harbour was pushed back yesterday as a coronavirus outbreak plunged the city back into lockdown....

March 1, 2021, Monday


Japanese sailer eyes victory in Vendee Globe race

AS far as Kojiro Shiraishi is concerned, a Japanese sailing the grueling Vendee Globe round-the-world race is akin to a Frenchman taking up sumo wrestling. “It’s a miracle,” said Shiraishi who will return ...

August 2, 2020, Sunday


NZ freezes Cup funding

New Zealand’s government said yesterday it would halt public funding for the body organizing next year’s America’s Cup pending the outcome of an investigation into “financial and structural matters....

July 3, 2020, Friday


Overall honors for Ichi Ban

The 52-foot Australian yacht Ichi Ban has been confirmed as overall winner of the Sydney to Hobart race for the second time in three years....

December 31, 2019, Tuesday


Spain to replace China in SailGP league’s 2nd season

Spain will replace China for the second season of the SailGP global league....

December 19, 2019, Thursday


Century-old boat readies for Sydney-Hobart race

The lineup for Australia’s gruelling Sydney to Hobart bluewater classic this year includes a wooden boat built in 1904, the oldest vessel ever to compete in the race....

November 28, 2019, Thursday




 

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