Thursday, June 17, 2021
Home Regatta America's Cup ETNZ: back to the future for the 36th AC presented by Prada

ETNZ: back to the future for the 36th AC presented by Prada

It’s back to the future for the 36th America’s Cup presented by Prada in just 12 day’s time. Emirates Team New Zealand congratulates Luna Rossa on a resounding win in the Prada Cup final against Ineos Team UK and look forward to a rematch from the 2000 America’s Cup here in Auckland 21 years ago.

“We have been waiting and watching each of the Challengers for the past few years and now we finally know who we will be racing and who we need to beat to successfully defend the America’s Cup. We have always known Luna Rossa will be passionate, creative and strong across the board, a few of their guys were teammates last time, so we know them well and they know us.” said Emirates Team New Zealand’s Peter Burling

“It is now just 12 days until the first race, we have been waiting years for this opportunity to race, so we are incredibly excited about the start of racing on March 6. Already you can sense the intensity has risen yet another notch internally now we know we will be racing Luna Rossa and our complete and utter focus is now zeroed in knowing that we need to be better than them across the board.”

Our respect should also be acknowledged towards Ineos Team UK and American Magic who both contributed a huge amount to this America’s Cup. They both proved to be brave and determined teams that will only continue to gain in strength.

- Advertisment -

Subscribe to our newsletter

To be updated with all the latest news, offers and special announcements.

LATEST ARTICLES

Reshaping the superyacht world: The Benetti Oasis Deck

Oasis Deck is the name of a new solution offered by Benetti which, based on the extraordinary success of the Oasis  , is...

Tecnomar announces the launch of the new EVO120 motor yacht

 Tecnomar, brand of The Italian Sea Group, one of the most recognized international players in the luxury yachting sector active in the...

Another important achievement for Arcadia Yachts: Sherpa 80 xl

Italy is the undisputed home of world design and, every year, the Permanent Design Observatory chooses the best design products from our...

MD62ab on the road at The International Yacht & Aviation Awards

Also this year the Italian shipyard Maxi Dolphin is the official supplier of the “Sailor of the Year FIV” who assigns his...

IMA – Three to battle for 68th Rolex Giraglia line honors

Italy’s premier offshore race, the Rolex Giraglia sets sail tomorrow (Wednesday 16th June), the fourth event in the International Maxi Association's 2020-21...

Tomorrow will see the start of the 68th edition of the Rolex Giraglia

There will be 147 yachts in the ORC, IRC and X2 classes for the start of the 241 mile offshore race. The...

Cantiere delle Marche introduces Flexplorer 130 Aurelia

“The first Flexplorer is a game changer, there is no doubt bout it. It is actually already a trend-setter project if we...

New full electric Magonis Wave e-550 enchants the canals of Venice

Combining comfort, efficiency and respect for the environment, with a keen eye for the details that make a boat instantly recognizable: this...

The Italian Sea Group: beginning of the executive design catamaran

The catamaran, whose order was finalized in the course of the first quarter of 2021, will have unique characteristics and will be...

Trimaran Argo demolishes between Bermuda and Plymouth record

In her first outing since the beginning of the pandemic, Jason Carroll’s MOD70 trimaran Argo last week blew away the existing record...