The boat has been to Cagliari and back without ever being "unpacked" to race.
Team New Zealand sent a crew of four out on their scaled down test boat Te Kahu. They reduced their staff on support boats.
It will be the third time for the renowned international yachtsman and regatta official to hold this position.
An Ultra Wide Band positioning system of personal tags accurately measure the distance between people, beeping and logging the interactions.
With the World Series events cancelled, teams have few clues as to the success or otherwise of their design path.
Struggling America's Cup syndicate Stars + Stripes insist they are still in the game.
Gretel II was launched in Sydney on April 10 in 1970 for media magnate Sir Frank Packer, built by Bill Barnett to a design by Alan Payne. She was the last America’s Cup boat to be built of wood.
The event was scheduled to take place between June 4-7.
Like so many others, syndicates find themselves victims of a shutdown due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Panel decided that it does not have the power to postpone the ACWS Sardegna – Cagliari.
The ongoing issues with Coronavirus (COVID-19) have caused the RPAYC to postpone this and a host of other club events.
Along with other major events around the world, the Coronavirus has forced the postponement of the first America’s Cup World Series event.
It will be the first time the Auld Mug has been seen in Australia since the 30th anniversary of Australia winning the Cup back in September 1983.
The team at ETNZ are developing the 12 metre test boat, have boat two under construction and are about to head off to the ACWS regattas.
The America's Cup match starts on March 6, 2021 and the next 12 months will be a fascinating countdown in design and performance as the teams continue their hurried development with the radical foiling 75-foot monohulls.
With the initial entry period closing Saturday 29th February, the RNZYS can confirm that ten teams have already officially entered the event and it is shaping up to be a melting pot of global youth sailing talent.