Congrats to Armel Le Cléac'h for one of the most thrilling finishes ever seen so far in the Vendee Globe.

74 days and almost 24,500 nautical miles of non-stop solo round the world race without assistance, one of the toughest sporting challenges known to man #VG2016 #ETNZ
That's a strong looking line up of the next generation of NZL Sailing Team stars who will represent #NewZealand at the Red Bull Youth America's Cup in June.
Train hard guys we are right behind you!

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NZL Sailing Team aiming to defend Red Bull Youth America's Cup | Yachting New Zealand

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The Red Bull Youth America's Cup is on in Bermuda this year!
12 teams will contest the event with the NZL Sailing Team looking to defend the title from 2013!
Awesome to see our friends at TEAM TILT SAILING in the line up also.

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Red Bull Youth America’s Cup brings world’s top young sailors to Bermuda in 2017

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It’s a big year ahead, so it is great to have Nespresso back onboard supporting the team in the quest for our ultimate cup- the America's Cup!
#nespresso #etnz #theultimatecup
The future of sailing is in the youth, so its great to see the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron and its RNZYS Youth Training Programme always evolving to make sure it continues to produce some of the worlds best young sailing talent as it has been for the last 30 years!

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Video: Team New Zealand building towards the future

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Great to see sailing having a strong showing in the Halberg Awards​ finalists announced today!
Peter Burling​ and Blair Tuke​ are finalists in the Team of the Year category alongside Team Jolly Jo Aleh & Polly Powrie. And Hamish Willcox​ who guided Pete and Blair to Olympic gold in Rio is up for Coach of the Year.
Winners announced on February 9.

Halberg Award finalists revealed - Sport - NZ Herald News

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1 year ago... January 2016! It's impressive to look back and see how far we have come, what we have achieved and how quickly the technology and innovation has developed at Emirates Team New Zealand.
The relentless search for speed continues toward winning back the America's Cup this year!
Safety boots and strategic decisions to start 2017 for Emirates Team New Zealand this week, as 2017 kicks off with some hard labour beginning to pack the base to ship to #bermuda for the start of the America's Cup in May.
2017 has arrived!
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2016 has been a huge effort from everyone at Emirates Team New Zealand.
It's the unsung team members in the background that make the difference day to day and towards the ultimate goal of winning back the America's Cup in 2017.
Congratulations to all the young competitors that sailed at the Youth Sailing World Championships, but especially to young Kate and Greta Stewart who won bronze in the 29er girls skiff class!

Aon Youth Sailing World Championship: NZL sailing sisters become two-time Bronze medallists | Yachting New Zealand

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Five times America's Cup winner Murray Jones rejoins Emirates Team New Zealand for the 35th America's Cup in Bermuda next year!
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Great to have Murray back onboard!
'Mr Match Racing' Rod Davis has rejoined Emirates Team New Zealand as Match Race Coach as the team transitions from testing to training in the coming months in preparation for
America's Cup racing in Bermuda next year.
Tickets are now on sale for the 35th America's Cup in Bermuda next year!
Full story and how to purchase you tickets here:
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Digging in deep!
A big nosedive while flying down wind for the Emirates Team New Zealand test boat in Auckland, New Zealand.
Continuing to push for more speed in our quest to win back the America's Cup in Bermuda next year!
One of the most highly anticipated occasions during each campaign for Emirates Team New Zealand and its key suppliers was held at the team base in Auckland last night. The official team suppliers function, is where the team have the opportunity to thank the suppliers for their support and update them on where the team is at in the overall programme.
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An example of the G-Forces associated with sailing the Emirates Team New Zealand America's Cup racing machine!
Enough to catapult a grown man right over the side of the #AC45 at speed. #tomtom #tomtombandit
That is pin point timing catching the Emirates Team New Zealand #AC45 flyby at 40+ knots! #fastestboats