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    Team NZ

    America's Cup: Team New Zealand begin testing new mainsail design http://www.nzherald.co.nz/sport/news/article.cfm?c_id=4&objectid=12001609
  2. ^ Yes from a TeamNZ press release this morning.
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    Oracle Team USA

    Jimmy Spithill: I want in on Cup game Jimmy still thinks he's a Rooster... http://www.nzherald.co.nz/sport/news/article.cfm?c_id=4&objectid=11922948
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    Oracle Team USA

    Key Oracle crew look at Australian challenge as rule changes hit home Slingsby has some meetings. https://www.stuff.co.nz/sport/other-sports/96739003/key-oracle-crew-look-at-australian-challenge-as-americas-cup-rule-changes-hit-home
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    Oracle Team USA

    A bit presumptuous of Jimmy to call himself unstoppable, before the match... Jimmy Spithill had to change the name of his biography http://www.nzherald.co.nz/sport/news/article.cfm?c_id=4&objectid=11890990
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    Team NZ

    Great work! I remember seeing that tack and thinking something looked wrong with it, but quickly forgot in the excitement...
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    Team NZ

    That article also picks up on the Clean story of Slingsby being on the helm this time, but Jimmy getting Larry to overrule the decision: "De Nora thinks the tense relationship between Jimmy Spithill and tactician Tom Slingsby worked against Oracle, causing tension on the boat. Slingsby, a 2012 Olympic gold medallist and world champion sailor was originally going to be at the helm, he says. "Spithill took Slingsby's job by going directly to the boss (Larry Ellison), and yet they still had to work together. " As a result the relationship didn't work, evident in Slingsby's reaction as Spithill made mistakes. "You can see it in TV footage where Slingsby is hammering the boat with his fist and getting angry."
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    Team NZ

    French America's Cup team refused to help Team New Zealand This was interesting, revealing that when ETNZ asked for help, apart from BAR, no-one came... They really were lone wolf... http://www.nzherald.co.nz/sport/news/article.cfm?c_id=4&objectid=11885899
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    Team NZ

    GA Sail World interview: http://www.sail-world.com/Australia/Americas-Cup---Glenn-Ashby---How-the-Lone-Wolf-won-the-Americas-Cup/155112
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    Oracle Team USA

    Yip, neither did Larry. All that $$$ sunk, and not even a second place medal!
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    Team NZ

    Did anyone report what Ashby was up to playing with the wing half way through the race today?
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    Team NZ

    I think it is dis-respect. That's what an underhanded shot, or a low blow is IMO.
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    Team NZ

    America's Cup: Crucial issue settled on eve of regatta opener http://www.nzherald.co.nz/sport/news/article.cfm?c_id=4&objectid=11864343
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    Team NZ

    America's Cup: 'Aggressive Team New Zealand pushing boundaries' - rival Sir Ben Ainslie http://www.stuff.co.nz/sport/other-sports/92911423/aggressive-team-new-zealand-pushing-boundaries
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    Team NZ

    Over on the Bermuda thread, but applicable here. No result in Artemis vs ETNZ races. Practice racing continues with only 4 days to go Artemis Racing had the best of the practice racing action on Monday 22nd May, beating Sir Ben Ainslie’s Land Rover BAR in race one. Race two, between Emirates Team New Zealand and Artemis Racing, failed to generate a result as neither team finished the race, while it was the same outcome in the third and final race of the day, a re-run between the Swedish and New Zealand teams. https://www.americascup.com/en/news/2566_Practice-racing-continues-with-only-4-days-to-go.html