Team New Zealand have won the 35th Americas Cup

Peter Burling and Emirates Team New Zealand are bringing the Cup back to New Zealand to the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron.

In another dominant race win for Peter Burling and Emirates Team New Zealand in race nine we secured the vital final winning score line of 7-1. This gave the Kiwi team victory on the Great Sound in Bermuda, sparking wild celebrations on board their America’s Cup Class (ACC) boat, and the team’s support boats on the Great Sound. Burling now adds the 35th America’s Cup to the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup trophy he won in San Francisco, 2013.


The Kiwi team dominated the final stage of the 35th America’s Cup, winning eight races to oracle team usa’s one race win, giving the New Zealanders a final win.

The America’s Cup was last won by a team representing New Zealand in 1995 and they are now the Defenders of the America’s Cup for the 36th installment of the competition for the oldest trophy in international sport.

In the final press conference of the 35th America’s Cup, Grant Dalton, CEO of Emirates Team New Zealand, also announced that the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron has accepted the challenge of Circolo della Vela Sicilia, who will be the Challenger of Record for the 36th America's Cup and will be represented by Luna Rossa.

Hydraulink are proud to ne the power behind ETNZ as an official supplier of hydraulic hose, fittings and several components to ensure the team sailed BEST UNDER PRESSURE.

Lee Short

Director

 

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