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The luxury of a sailing holiday in New Zealand isn’t just about cruising idyllic waters or indulging in world-class wine and food – but a uniquely Kiwi, ‘money-can’t-buy’ experience.
New Zealand prowess on the water is attributed to it being an island nation where maritime traditions are deep rooted.
New Zealand first won the America’s Cup in 1995 in San Diego.
The 34th America’s Cup will be sailed in San Francisco with 72-foot ultra-lightweight catamarans.
Viaduct Harbour Auckland is one of New Zealand’s most vibrant tourism and entertainment precincts.
The America’s Cup is the oldest trophy in international sport.
New Zealand sailors have claimed, over the years, most of the top international sailing trophies including the America's Cup and Whitbread Race.
Meet the Emirates Team New Zealand crew competing in San Francisco for the 34th America's Cup.
With nearly 16,000 km (10,000 miles) of coastline, it’s almost impossible to escape the sea in New Zealand.
New Zealand-born yachting legend Sir Peter Blake is the only sailor to have taken part in the first five Whitbread Round the World races. He also led his country to two successive America’s Cup victories.