20 posts tagged auckland
Two current stars joined forces to raise over NZ$200,000 to assist two former America’s Cup stars in their next quest: the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Russell Coutts and Grant Dalton, CEO’s of current champions Oracle Team USA and the challenger Emirates Team New Zealand sparred at a black-tie fundraiser in Auckland, New Zealand, for Richard Dodson and David Barnes.
Emirates Team NZ flying the wing again.
Yesterday was the 30th day of sailing (final permitted sailing day before February 1st 2013) for Emirates Team New Zealand, the team shares a quick look back at what has happened in those 30 days
Today marks day 30 of sailing for Emirates Team NZ’s AC72
First AC72 sail for Luna Rossa Challenge
Photo credit © LUNA ROSSA / Carlo Borlenghi
Bootcamp with Luna Rossa Challenge
AC UNCUT: Luna Rossa AC72 Launch
AC UNCUT: Emirates Team New Zealand Paddle for Hope to help raise funds for breast cancer research in Auckland
With a mighty blow, Miuccia Prada shattered the traditional champagne bottle across the bowsprit of the Luna Rossa AC72 catamaran that will carry her famous fashion brand into battle on the continuing quest to win the America’s Cup for Italy.
Although the Italian flag flew large over the base, this latest addition to the AC72 fleet entered the waters of the Waitemata Harbor in Auckland, New Zealand, where Luna Rossa made its Cup debut a dozen years ago.
By Miuccia Prada’s side at the launch was her husband, Patrizio Bertelli, who earlier said that in the current economic climate Italy had an appetite for something joyful and serene.
Excitement building @lunarossa2013 #ac72 launch #auckland #wingup #fireworks