High stakes dealings at the America's Cup

High stakes dealings at the America's Cup

America's Cup negotiations: After America's Cup Event Authority announced moving away from the AC62 to a smaller catamaran, Luna Rossa threatened to pull out of the event and Team New Zealand declared their support for Luna Rossa's position. 

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Team New Zealand Begins America's Cup Campaign

Team New Zealand Begins America's Cup Campaign

After the media turmoil of the previous two weeks, 50 team members began work March 2, 2015 on Emirates Team New Zealand's  2017 America's Cup campaign. Australian Glenn Ashby leads the sailing team, with 24 year old Peter Burling named as the new helmsman. Former helmsman Dean Barker has said he is no longer part of the team.

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Team New Zealand Crisis

Team New Zealand Crisis

Emirates Team New Zealand's is in crisis this week with a firestorm in the national media over the removal of Dean Barker as skipper. Team boss Grant Dalton and Barker have given conflicting versions how the change was handled. Funding from the government depends on getting the America's Cup Qualifiers in Auckland.

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