May 18, 2024

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Emirates Group New Zealand has launched its new AC75 and is naming it 'Taihoro'

Emirates Group New Zealand has launched its new AC75 and is naming it 'Taihoro'

New Emirates Team New Zealand AC75Defending champion 37th Barcelona America Cup It was launched this morning (Spanish Peninsular Time) at the team base located at Wynyard Point in Auckland (New Zealand). He was baptized as 'Taihoro'.

The day has passed Very unpleasant with rain and windBut that didn't stop hundreds of people from following the event, although most were held in the site's large hangar.

Mama Royal, Chairman Ngadi Wadua Orake Trust, Protection Agency Cultural heritage, Maori language and Aotearoa customs (New Zealand), Taihoro-Nukurangi and explained the deeper meaning of the name 'Taihoro' inspired by them. Translated as “Move swiftly like the sea between heaven and earth.”

It was like 'Taihoro' Mother is Helen Clark, former Prime Minister of New Zealand and New Zealand's patron of the Emirates team, who broke a traditional champagne bottle covered with a raincoat. 'Taihoro' embodies all the design, innovation and construction work undertaken by the entire team over the past three years.

Helen Clark, former Prime Minister of New Zealand and New Zealand's patron of the Emirates team, breaks open a bottle of champagne covered in a traditional raincoat.

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Jeff is the oldestSupervised by the head of construction of the New Zealand Emirates team Construction of the yacht began 10 months ago at the Emirates Team New Zealand shipyardOn the North Shore, north of Auckland 45 Boat Builders Work throughout the entire process, total Over 85,000 hours to complete.

'Taihoro' dA few weeks ago the Emirates team was flown to the New Zealand base Through hydraulic, mechatronic, electronic and ground technical teams, thousands of ready-made components and systems were stitched together and carried out complete outfitting.

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The navigation team was handed over to begin commissioning and sea trials held in Auckland Harbor over the past week.

“These moments are always special proud occasions for everyone on the team.” Indian Grant DaltonCEO of Emirates Team New Zealand.

This is Our boat to Barcelona later this year to defend the America's Cup for New Zealand And the name 'Taihoro' helps us bring our identity to Barcelona and share our country's innovation and culture on the world stage. Dalton pointed out.

He AC75's main helmsman is New Zealand World and Olympic Champion Peter BurlingA two-time winner of the Copa del América, recognized as: “It's a very exciting time because the various America's Cup teams are already showing off their new AC75s. Obviously there's a lot of interest in what each other's boats will look like, but our 100 percent focus is on the 'Taihoro' and on our continuous development program to bring it up to date.” We are working.