Contaminated land holds up America’s Cup
Protracted negotiations to find a home for an America’s Cup village in Auckland may now hinge on how fast contaminated land at the Tank Farm can be cleared.
Big-hearted sailors’ gift to orca
Although they do their best to avoid each other, orca in our waters have been helping a round-the-world race boat.
The Aussie driving Team New Zealand
The man they call “Mr Multihull”, with 15 world championships to his name, could easily have walked away from a New Zealand team left in disarray and doubt after losing the most dramatic of Cup showdowns, 9-8, to America’s Oracle.
America’s Cup hero learns to sail
He’s hailed as an America’s Cup champion. The man who led Team New Zealand’s cyclor pack to victory. But Simon “The Rhino” van Velthooven doesn’t really know how to sail. “I’ll happily admit I still have no idea what’s going on,” he says
Ashby confirms return for Cup defence
Glenn Ashby – the man with his hands on the X-box controller which helped drive Emirates Team New Zealand to victory - has confirmed he will return as skipper for the defence of the Auld Mug in 2021.
A sickening truth about our oceans
Record-setting round-the-world yachtswoman Dee Caffari is sailing to NZ in the Volvo Ocean Race with an environmental plea.
Leading Luna Rossa, but pining for NZ
Max Sirena is doing all he can to win the America’s Cup for Italy, after 20 years’ trying. He talks to Suzanne McFadden about the task ahead, and why he misses NZ.