All the latest news from the America's Cup.
The Cup battle that Peter Burling won't win
Luckily, Peter Burling and Jimmy Spithill are not in a debating contest.
In that arena, the voluable Spithill would win by the length of the straight. Burling, 30, earned a reputation when he was younger as being as talkative as an oyster — you had to pry him open to get the good bits, writes Michael Donaldson.
Jimmy Spithill defies villain status
After leading Luna Rossa to victory in the Prada Cup and a spot in the America's Cup match, it wasn't long before the narrative shifted on co-helmsman Jimmy Spithill as his crew look to dethrone the local heroes.
Still basking in his team's accomplishment, Spithill was given a glimpse of what to expect over the coming weeks when the first question posed to him by local media mentioned he was a man Kiwis loved to hate.
Beyond the Cup
Check out the latest episode of Beyond the Cup, the Herald's America's Cup news show. NZME Sports Reporter Matt Brown is joined by Ineos Team UK grinder Freddie Carr and flight controller Leigh McMillan following the British syndicate's defeat in the Prada Cup final against Luna Rossa.
McMillan says they took some time off after their defeat to "decompress" before starting the pack-up process. You can watch the video in your player above.
Heading into the Cup racing?
• Give yourself plenty of time and think about catching a ferry, train or bus to watch the Cup.
• Make sure your AT HOP card is in your pocket. It's the best way to ride.
• Don't forget to scan QR codes with the NZ COVID Tracer app when on public transport and entering the America's Cup Village.
• For more ways to enjoy race day, visit at.govt.nz/americascup.