America's Cup

As part of the agreement, the wind range for racing in the America’s Cup Match will be 6.5 to 23 knots.

Squawking, chip-stealing seagulls are under threat in New Zealand, with some colonies experiencing “unbelievable declines”, and others disappearing altogether over the past few decades.

Word has it that Luna Rossa has the better package, but one never knows until the teams come face-to-face.

This year marks the first occasion the four teams will compete against each other aboard their revolutionary foiling AC75 Class monohull yachts.

No team member was injured in the incident, with the mast, sails and rig immediately recovered by the sailors onboard with the help of the shore crew on the support ribs.

In just three months a lot of questions will be answered with the kick-off of the very first AC75 regatta.

Work on Wynyard Quarter America's Cup venue on track and under budget

Team New Zealand have shown the huge development in America's Cup design as they engaged a 1995 version during training in Auckland.

The boat aims straight at the camera with the rudder appearing to miss it by millimetres.

America’s Cup sailors will return to the Solent for a preliminary regatta from 4 to 7 June 2020 as part of the competition to win the oldest sporting trophy in the world.

The reinvigorated Youth America’s Cup regatta will be raced in a brand new class of foiling mono-hull, the AC9F, in 2020 and 2021.

Team New Zealand's head of design Dan Bernasconi claimed he had "no idea" of the comparative speeds of the four boats on display at the moment.

Contrasting boats from cigar-shaped bows to foredecks and bottoms – very different beasts - but who got it right – and who got it wrong.

“You have to make tough decisions that involve friendships and you lose friends along the way but that happens in sailing.”

Four America's Cup boats have been launched and already the differences are quite apparent.