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America's Cup Team: Emirates Team New Zealand

Emirates Team New Zealand is based in Auckland, New Zealand and represents the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron in the America's Cup. The team was founded in 1993. In 1995 under Sir Peter Blake they won the America's Cup for the first time and sucessfully defended it in 2000. Under the skipper Glenn Ashby Emirates Team New Zealand won back the 'Auld Maug' in 2017 and will now defend it in 2021 in Auckland, New Zealand.

Emirates Team New Zealand launched their first boat, the Te Aihe (Dolphin), on September 4 2019.


America's Cup 2017 Emirates Team New Zealand winning the Auld Mug trophy

(last updated: 01/2020. This is the last known crew, the new one for the upcoming America's Cup is yet to be announced.)

CEO

  • Grant Dalton

Chief Operating Officer

  • Kevin Shoebridge

Sailors

  • Richard Meacham (Platform Coordinator)
  • Ray Davies (Coach)
  • Andy Maloney
  • Blair Tuke
  • Carlo Huisman
  • Glenn Ashby
  • Guy Endean
  • Joe Sullivan
  • Josh Junior
  • Louis Sinclair
  • Peter Burling
  • Steven Ferguson
  • Simon Van Velthooven

4 Sep 2019 - Emirates Team New Zealand Boat Launch Te Aihe - Americas Cup 2021Shore Crew

  • Jack Taylor (Boat Captain)
  • Finn Henry

Physical Performance

  • Dan Plews

Naval Architect

  • Bobby Kleinschmit
  • Guillaume Verdier

Draftsman

  • Eduardo Sanchez
  • Greg Skinner

Emirates Team New Zealand Boat Launch Te Aihe (Dolphin), Americas Cup 2021Machinist

  • Dave French

Designers

  • Dan Bernasconi (Head of Design)
  • Fraser Mcintosh
  • Simon Corkery

Sail

  • Burns Fallow (Design)
  • Jono Francis (Sailmaker)

Boat Builders

  • Adam Riley
  • Adrian Gray
  • Budiyanto Walker
  • Brett Sheldon
  • Callum Jones
  • Cam Robinson
  • Cliff Pickwell
  • Colin Palmer
  • Craig Dawson
  • Dan Green
  • Dean Karaitiana
  • Fred Meyrick
  • Gareth Flett
  • Ghasem Saleh
  • Jeff Kim
  • Jeremy Mitchell
  • Jose Mckinnon-cuervo
  • Josh Vogels
  • Keith Peden
  • Kurt Riechelmann
  • Luke Elrick
  • Mark Borley
  • Matthew Morgan
  • Nathan Kerry
  • Oscar Hamilton
  • Patrick Londeen
  • Peter Ockleston
  • Roger Woodbury
  • Ross Haydon
  • Sean Bull
  • Sean Siddells
  • Shaun Kerr
  • Shevy Jones
  • Timothy Collen
  • Tim Charters
  • Timothy Lynch-Blosse
  • Travis Jutson

2019 Te Aihe Boat Test Run - Emirates Team New Zealand, Americas Cup 2021Engineers

  • JC Monnin (Software)
  • Jeremy Parker (Software)
  • Thomas Khyn (Software)
  • Carsten Mueller (Hydraulics)
  • Vitto Vattuone (Hydraulics)
  • Scott Barnes (Hydraulics)
  • Michael Rasmussen (Mechatronics)
  • Ryan Thomas (Mechatronics)
  • Virginie Nivelleau (Instrumentation)
  • Francois Nivelleau (Instrumentation)
  • Jamie Timms (Structural)
  • Luke Mcallum
  • Roger Frigola (Optimisation)
  • Tim Meldrum (Mechanical)
  • Adrian Robb (Structural/mechanical)
  • David Olsen (Structural/mechanical)
  • Andy Kensington (Structural)
  • Chris Hickey (Material)
  • Elise Beavis (Performance)
  • Nick Hutchins (Performance)
  • James Graham (Shore Team)
  • Bryan Nieuwenhuyse (Tooling)

Meteorlogist

  • Roger Badham

Electronics

  • Stefano Morosin

Coordinators

  • Martin Mcelwee (Production)
  • Rob Salthouse (Rig Construction)
  • Sean Regan (Shore Team)
  • Steve Collie (Wing)

Administration

  • Diana Mason
  • Andrea Joy

Managers

  • Geoff Senior (Construction)
  • Andy Nottage (Logistics & Base)
  • Marty Yates (IT)
  • Peter Thomas (Project)
  • Scott Stokes (Build Facility Production)
  • Tom Waterhouse (Partnership & Commercial)
  • Vaughan Roberts (Build Facility QA)
  • Chris Salthouse (On Water Operations)

Merchandise/HR/Administration

  • Steph Stubbs

Media & Communications

  • Hamish Hooper

Legal / Rules / Contracts

  • Russell Green

Emirates Team New Zealand website

Photos: courtesy of Emirates Team New Zealand