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America's Cup: Smaller boats planned to cut costs
America's Cup: Smaller boats planned to cut costs

The organisers of the 2017 America's Cup are planning to dramatically reduce team operational costs by racing in smaller…

America's Cup: Cost-cutting to bring smaller boats

The organisers of the 2017 America's Cup are planning to dramatically reduce team operational costs by racing in smaller…

Diversion likely for doctor

A top Auckland doctor charged over a serious boating incident in which a man was left bleeding in the water may escape without…

Sailing: Volvo Ocean Race kicks off

The six boats competing in the Volvo Ocean Race have set sail from Auckland cheered on by fans three days later than planned…

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At least 30 people have been injured - including one…

Raw: People trapped in massive New York blaze video Raw: People trapped in massive New York blaze

At least 12 people have been injured - including four…

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Yachting: Delays boon for tired ocean racers
Yachting: Delays boon for tired ocean racers

The on-going weather delays in the Volvo Ocean Race have given Team SCA skipper Sam Davies and her crew a much-needed reprieve…

Sailing: Volvo race's Southern Ocean leg delayed again
Sailing: Volvo race's Southern Ocean leg delayed again

Cyclone Pam has forced Volvo Ocean Race organisers to make their third postponement to the start of the fifth leg of the…

Sailing: Female crew win Volvo Ocean race
Sailing: Female crew win Volvo Ocean race

An all-female crew took the spoils in yesterday's in-port Volvo Ocean race, with Team SCA pipping Team Brunel of the Netherlands…

Sailing: Perilous seas to push limits
Sailing: Perilous seas to push limits

When the Volvo Ocean Race fleet sets sail from Auckland early next week the crews will set their course for the toughest…

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Cyclone Pam: Volvo Race postponed
Cyclone Pam: Volvo Race postponed

Even if the system misses New Zealand, big swells and rough seas could still cause real problems for…

Memories of a teenage coastwatcher

In 1942, when young radio operator Johnny Jones was sent to Auckland Islands as a radio operator, he recalls a country on…

Coastwatcher's son steps in to restore Ranui base

On March 26, the last of the southern coastwatchers, John Stuart Jones, was to have voyaged to the Auckland Islands with…

Cyclone Pam delays Volvo Ocean race

The start of the fifth leg of the Volvo Ocean race from Auckland has been delayed because of Cyclone Pam. The leg from…

'They're rewriting history'
'They're rewriting history'

Dean Barker says Team New Zealand is trying to "rewrite history" with their version of his split from…

Team NZ blame media for Barker dispute

Team NZ head Keith Turner admits the prospect of Dean Barker joining another America's Cup syndicate is worrying, and blames…

Bannatyne joining for toughest leg

Veteran Kiwi sailor Stu Bannatyne, one of the Volvo Ocean Race's most experienced and toughest competitors, will join Team…

Yacht's crew 'unaware of any danger'

A report into the grounding of Team Vestas Wind during the Volvo Ocean Race has shed further light on the error that led…

Kiwi wins battle over Oracle boat

America's Cup champion Oracle Team USA's prototype boat will be seized after a lien filed by NZ sailor Joe Spooner, whose…

Black Caps treat for Auckland yachtie
Black Caps treat for Auckland yachtie

A yachtsman who narrowly missed out seeing the Black Caps' spectacular win over Australia has been invited…

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