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America's Cup: Holders Oracle earn early edge over rivals Team NZ - New Zealand Herald

Emirates Team New Zealand practice before racing on day one of the challenger series for the America's Cup. Photo/Photosport. NZ Herald. Share via email Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Show more Bookmark this article. Share on Facebook facebook ...and more »

America's Cup: 10 things you need to know - Radio New Zealand

The America's Cup sets off on its 35th regatta on Sunday morning (NZ time), and in key aspects is unlike any preceding contest for international sport's oldest trophy. Info. Shopping. Tap to unmute. If playback doesn't begin shortly, try restarting ...and more »

Let the America's Cup rivalry begin - Radio New Zealand

First Person - It wouldn't be the America's Cup without psychological warfare, and the first shot has been fired at Team New Zealand. Emirates Team New Zealand boss Grant Dalton. Team New Zealand boss Grant Dalton's description of his team as "lone ...and more »

Ben Ainslie is gearing up for the race of his life at the America's Cup - Wired.co.uk

With five Olympic medals, Ben Ainslie is one of the world's most successful sailors. His next challenge? To lead British team Land Rover BAR to victory at the most technological of all contests: the America's Cup. By João Medeiros. 26 May 2017. Chris ...and more »

America's Cup 2017: Team New Zealand look to exorcise the demons of San Francisco - Newshub

It's not a time anyone really wants to revisit, but retracing Emirates Team New Zealand's path to Bermuda begins in San Francisco four years ago. Oracle Team United States' remarkable America's Cup comeback denied the Kiwis a victory many back home had ...and more »

Chris Rattue: America's Cup miracles - someone could have died but Dean Barker lives - New Zealand Herald

Someone could have died during the Bermuda tangle which left a hole in brilliant Brit Ben Ainslie's reputation while restoring Dean Barker as a sailor to be reckoned with. Get the America's Cup while it's hot. The sport will not be able to tolerate ...and more »

Tight races and crash at America's Cup - Business Day

Testing the water: Land Rover BAR skippered by Ben Ainslie slammed into Team New Zealand during practice racing in Hamilton, Bermuda last week. Picture: AFP. Bermuda — Oracle Team USA rallied to edge Emirates Team New Zealand as the 35th America's Cup ...and more »

America's Cup 2017: On board the most technologically advanced boats in the world - CNN International

(CNN) In Bermuda, the speed limit is 35 kilometers per hour although taxi drivers on the island estimate they can get up to 50 kph before the blue lights of the police come flashing. Even with the speed increase, in the crystal blue waters that ...and more »

Six things Land Rover BAR must do to win America's Cup - Telegraph.co.uk

It is often said in the America's Cup that “the fastest boat wins”. Less so than in Formula One perhaps, where it is 90 per cent car and 10 per cent driver. In the America's Cup, due to the variables of the weather/wind/tides/tactics, it is more like ...and more »

America's Cup 2017: Britain suffer fourth consecutive defeat - BBC Sport

Great Britain suffered a fourth consecutive defeat in the America's Cup Qualifiers on the third day of racing in Bermuda. The six-man British crew were beaten by France, who sealed a 53-second win. Having won their opener before losing race two on ...and more »