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  •   Home > News > Sports > Sailing

    American Magic's confident they can cope with any conditions thrown at them in the America's Cup

    American Magic's confident they can cope with any conditions thrown at them in the America's Cup


    Yesterday, as Team New Zealand launched their new AC75, Patriot was the only one of the three challengers sailing on the Waitemata in 25 knots of breeze.

    The wind range for the Cup match itself is six to 23 knots so to perform well in 25 knots has CEO and skipper Terry Hutchinson excited.



    Team New Zealand's new boat sailed for the first time this afternoon.

    © 2021 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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