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ETNZ Confirms Intention To File Protest

June 27th, 2013

June 27 2013 – Emirates Team New Zealand confirms its intention to file a protest with the America’s Cup Jury seeking a ruling that the regatta director has exceeded his jurisdiction in seeking to unilaterally introduce changes to the AC 72 Class Rule. The recommended changes relate to additional weight of the yachts and rudder


AMERICA’S CUP Issues Elevate To New Highs

June 27th, 2013

It was either wishful thinking, or America’s Cup regatta director Iain Murray was unaware of the irony in his choice of words. In explaining the way forward for the beleaguered event after the competitors failed to reach an agreement over the safety recommendations following four days of mediation, Murray said he would push on and


QUOTABLE: Changing the Game After it’s Begun

June 24th, 2013

“It’s just frustrating when you’re literally 13 days away from starting the first race (on July 7) and you could be forced to actually make changes to the equipment, which if you are making design-related decisions should have happened a year ago. We’ve designed our boat according to what the class rule was. We made

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