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  •   Home > News > Sports > Sailing

    Jimmy Spithill steering away from collisions talk following launch of Luna Rossa's second America's Cup boat

    His skipper thinks there could be collisions but helmsman Jimmy Spithill is steering away from such talk following the launch of Luna Rossa's second America's Cup boat in Auckland today


    The Italians have unveiled a sleek new version of their AC75.

    Skipper Max Sirena thinks with everyone pushing so hard the boats could come together during the pre start when the Christmas Cup regatta starts in December.

    Spithill says contact could prove disastrous.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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    Sailing:
    After weeks of delays, the format and schedule for next month's America's Cup World Series regatta in Auckland has been confirmed 16:37

    Law and Order:
    A man entrusted to care for 10-month-old twins has been found guilty of the manslaughter of one of them 16:17

    Entertainment:
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    Law and Order:
    Cordons erected after a fleeing driver evaded police in the Bay of Plenty town of Kawerau have been taken down 15:47

    Entertainment:
    Zac Efron is believed to have split from Vanessa Valladares 15:44

    Entertainment:
    Victim of child sex offender Stephen Robert Roby tells court she feels 'constantly watched' 15:37

    Cricket:
    West Indies Twenty20 captain Kieron Pollard believes protocols in quarantine are easy to follow 15:27

    Entertainment:
    Mindy Kaling says the coronavirus pandemic made it “easy” for her to keep her pregnancy a secret 15:14

    International:
    Jupiter and Saturn come together in a 'once in a lifetime' show in the December sky 14:57


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