The woman steering America’s Cup history
Carolijn Brouwer is ready to become the first woman to helm a challenger in 168 years.
Laying the bases for Auckland’s Cup
Work has started in earnest on Auckland’s waterfront to cater for the seven race teams contesting the 36th America’s Cup.
Sir Hekenukumai Busby honoured at Waitangi
He restored the art of celestial navigation - now Sir Hekenukumai Busby is in the constellation of NZ greats.
The Kiwi sailors making Sydney-Hobart history
For the first time a professional all-women’s crew will line up in the gruelling Sydney to Hobart race, with two respected Kiwi sailors on board.
Jo Aleh returns to the sea
Double Olympic sailing medallist Jo Aleh tried to transition to “normal life”, with a job in the corporate world, but the call of the sea was too loud.
Family legacy drives solo sailing first
At 55, Tamsin Worsley became the first woman sailing solo to complete the iconic Coastal Classic. But not without a raft of challenges.
Larry Ellison’s America’s Cup rival
A Warkworth-based company owned by multi-billionaire IT mogul Larry Ellison and part-funded by Callaghan Innovation is at the centre of a bid to take the wind out of the sails of the next America’s Cup competition in Auckland.
From vacuumer to America’s Cup boss
In charge of the vacuum cleaner at Team NZ’s Bermuda base last year, Tina Symmans is now in charge of running the 2021 America’s Cup in Auckland.