Cancellations, bans, transfers – the last two months, sailing news was purely negative. And finally, like a breath of fresh air to the news with a “plus”. However, she came from afar – from New Zealand.
The current holders of the America’s Cup – Team New Zealand – today has resumed training after five weeks of downtime caused by a government ban on any sports activity. And as soon as the authorities have eased measures to combat Covid-19 team this immediately took advantage of.
Today, finally, was work continued on the construction of the second АС75 – “battle” of the boat that the new Zealanders less than a year, have to defend the conquered in 2017, the America’s Cup. Today was re-launched 12-foot test boat Te Kāhu and resumed experiments to improve the speed of the vessel.
Note an important detail: though the authorities and softened the action against Covid-19, they still insist on respect for social distance. In this regard, to order for Team New Zealand has developed a special sensor that responds immediately to any violation of this distance yachtsmen, audible and visual signals. Want to get close to the partner at least an inch, the device will immediately let you know. In General, do not zabaluesh!resumedtrainingzealand