America’s Cup Copyright Dispute Not Yet Over

The copyright fight over graphics designed for live America’s Cup racing broadcasts may not be over yet. The battle between New Zealand businessman Sir Ian Taylor and sailing legend Sir Russell Coutts now appears to be ongoing, despite former claims of an amicable agreement. Two companies belonging to Coutts, SailGP ….

NZ Sailing Legend David Barnes Dies

New Zealand sailing legend and sports veteran David Barnes has died. Barnes, who faced severe challenges over the past decade as he valiantly continued to battle multiple sclerosis, passed away on Friday. He was only 62. The Kiwi sailing phenomena during his time sailing with Hamish Willcox in the 1980s ….

America’s Cup Teams Welcomed in New Zealand

Thanks to our government relaxing border restrictions, personnel from the USA and the United Kingdom’s America’s Cup syndicates are preparing in Auckland for the well-known sailing event. It has been scheduled to unfold again next March. 200+ family members and staff from the US Challenger American Magic and the Ineos ….

NZ Names New Boat Te Aihe

The America’s Cup competition is now more than just simulations and plans, with Team New Zealand launching the world’s first AC75 ship. The Kiwi defenders put the first of their two full-scale race boats on the water, bringing plans, designs and modifications to fruition. The ship, dubbed Te Aihe, is ….