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Sailing - New Zealand's Burling joins Team Brunel for Volvo Ocean Race

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Olympic gold medallist and America's Cup winning helmsman Peter Burling is set to take on the gruelling challenge of round-the-world ocean racing after agreeing to compete for Dutch entry Team Brunel in the Volvo Ocean Race.

Post-America's Cup win, New Zealand sails toward financial rewards

WELLINGTON New Zealand is beginning to reap the rewards of this week's America's Cup victory, which is expected to boost tourism and buoy the marine industry.

30 Jun 2017

America's Cup foiling technology set to fly beyond racing boats

HAMILTON, Bermuda From water taxis that "fly" on hydrofoils to aircraft wings and cutting-edge car steering wheels, the America's Cup has produced technology with potential far beyond its "foiling" catamarans.

28 Jun 2017

Sailing - Sixth America's Cup win may be last for NZ coach Jones

HAMILTON, Bermuda New Zealand's Murray Jones may be ready to call it a day on America's Cup campaigns after scoring a sixth win in Bermuda as performance coach for Emirates Team New Zealand.

28 Jun 2017

Sailing - British woman navigates male-dominated America's Cup

HAMILTON, Bermuda Annabel Vose was the only woman sailing in the sport's biggest event of the year, but the 22-year-old Britain made her mark, winning the Red Bull Youth America's Cup in Bermuda as strategist on the Land Rover BAR Academy team.

27 Jun 2017

New Zealand's Burling 'blown away' by America's Cup win

HAMILTON, Bermuda Peter Burling is looking forward to "a pretty cool few weeks" sharing his America's Cup win with the rest of New Zealand after celebrating the conclusion of a gruelling campaign with his opponent Jimmy Spithill in Bermuda.

27 Jun 2017

For sale: America's Cup chase boat, one winning Kiwi owner

HAMILTON, Bermuda Less than 24 hours after winning the America's Cup, Emirates Team New Zealand are packing up at their base in Bermuda as they prepare to take the "Auld Mug" back to Auckland.

27 Jun 2017

New Zealand reclaim America's Cup with crushing win over U.S.

HAMILTON, Bermuda New Zealand lifted the America's Cup on Monday, almost white-washing the U.S. holders with a revolutionary boat and a new superstar sailor avenging a humbling defeat four years ago.

26 Jun 2017

Mission accomplished: New Zealand plan brings America's Cup revenge

HAMILTON, Bermuda Emirates Team New Zealand's successful plan to regain the America's Cup started as soon as they had lost in devastating fashion to Oracle Team USA in San Francisco in 2013.

26 Jun 2017

Italy's Luna Rossa is Challenger of Record for 36th America's Cup

HAMILTON, Bermuda Italy's Luna Rossa has been chosen as the Challenger of Record for the 36th America's Cup, Team New Zealand said after winning this year's edition by beating the U.S. holders 7-1.

26 Jun 2017