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Emirates Team New Zealand

macintype_dev 10 December 2015

Emirates Team New Zealand make waves with SOLIDWORKS®

Emirates Team New Zealand hoping to make it a third America’s Cup win with SOLIDWORKS® and Intercad


Emirates Team New Zealand: the yachting powerhouse hoping to once again bring the America’s Cup back to New Zealand




Auckland, New Zealand


Loren Poole, Mechanical Engineer for Emirates Team New Zealand, says:  “These boats are so fast and so high-performance that any advantage a team can find when tacking and gybing can mean the difference between winning and losing. Seconds saved at the race start or around a mark can equal an advantage of hundreds of metres over the duration of the race …”

It’s often in the design phase that the difference between winning and losing can be found.”

says Loren Poole, Mechanical Engineer for Emirates Team New Zealand


“Intercad’s support and the early adoption of SOLIDWORKS was critical to our successful defence of the America’s Cup in 2000 in Auckland. We rely on our Official Suppliers to remain competitive, and Intercad, without question, provides us with a competitive advantage,” said Poole.  “We are constantly fine-tuning the design of the boat leading into each Cup to meet updated race rules, and even after each lead-up race such as the Louis Vuitton World Series being held at the moment. It means that any time we need support, we need it fast.”

With Intercad, we know we will not only get expert support on all aspects of the software, but we’ll get it when we need it.”

For more information about Emirates Team New Zealand visit www.emirates-team-new-zealand.americascup.com  

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