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New Zealand NZL-92 won the LVC finals against Prada's "Luna Rossa ITA-94 but could not win the AC 2007  
Comparing the situation with the AC 2003 the team recovered considerably under the new management of Grant Dalton and the sponsorship of Emirates Airlines. From 2004 onwards the Louis Vuitton Cup has been extended by the “Acts” where the teams collected already points for the LVC. New Zealands NZL –92 won the LVC in the finals against Pradas ITA–94 by 5:0 but missed the AC against Alinghi’s SUI-100.
Comparing the situation with the AC 2003 the team recovered considerably under the new management of Grant Dalton
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The bulb represents “Buzzy Bee” a wooden toy which enjoyed generations of New Zealanders.
Yacht / Country : " NEW ZEALAND “, NZL Sailnumber :          NZL - 92 Syndicate :            Team New Zealand CEO :                    Grant Dalton Yacht Club :           Royal New Zealand Yacht                             Squadron Design :                Mike Drummond, Clay Oliver,                             Tom Schnackenberg Boat Builder :        Cookson Boats, Skipper :              Dean Barker, Bertrand Pace
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