VIDEO: Te Aihe On the Hauraki Gulf:
America’s Cup defender Emirates Team New Zealander shares footage of their AC75 Te Aihe testing on the Hauraki Gulf in Auckland. Video published Nov 7, 2019.
In addition to Challenges from Italy, USA, and Great Britain that were accepted during the initial entry period (January 1 to June 30, 2018), eight additional Notices of Challenge were received by the late entry deadline on November 30, 2018. Of those eight submittals, entries from Malta, USA, and the Netherlands were also accepted. Here’s the list:
• Emirates Team New Zealand (NZL)
• Luna Rossa (ITA) ̵…
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – VIDEO: Te Aihe On the Hauraki Gulf, Editor
Could Fastnet ‘79 history repeat itself?:
This year marked the 40th anniversary of a race never to be forgotten. Yachting World’s Elaine Bunting looks back at crews’ experiences of the 1979 Fastnet Race.
Back in 1979, Ted Turner’s Tenacious took line honors in the Fastnet Race, finishing in 3 days 8 hours. Over the last 30 years the average speed across the 605-mile Fastnet course has increased phenomenally: at the elite end, the fastest Ultime trimarans complete the course in just a third of Tenacious’s time. Yet for the smallest yachts in the ra…
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Could Fastnet ‘79 history repeat itself?, Assoc Editor