NZ Marine salutes Grant Dalton, Sir Stephen Tindall, Kevin Shoebridge, Peter Burling, Glen Ashby, Blair Tuke, the crew and all of Emirates Team New Zealand on winning the 35th America's Cup. ETNZ showed an innovative and disruptive approach to design, engineering and boat building during their campaign. Combine that with the world’s best sailors, and they have done the almost impossible, and we at NZ Marine would like to express our absolute admiration for ETNZ winning the 35
When racing resumes on Saturday for the 35th America’s Cup Match, Kiwi crewmembers won’t be the only thing made in New Zealand on the water.
Both Emirates Team New Zealand’s and Oracle Team USA’s boats were built to a large degree in New Zealand by New Zealand craftsmen, with New Zealand boatbuilders still working in both camps.
With new protocol around the 35th America’s Cup reducing the constructed in country requirement to just a 10ft section of the bow to be built in