America’s Cup: Kiwi Team Finally Gets Day in Court
Published on July 6th, 2016
(July 6, 2016) – The long-running dispute between Team New Zealand and the America’s Cup Event Authority, which stems from Team NZ’s protest over the ACEA’s backtracking on an agreement awarding Auckland hosting rights for the America’s Cup sailing qualifiers, will finally be heard by an arbitration panel in London this week. The protest dates back more than a year when the ACEA made sweeping changes to the design rules and regatta programme for the 35th America’s Cup, which saw the qualifier series, originally scheduled for February 2017, withdrawn from Auckland. Full report.