Slingsby won an Olympic gold medal for Australia in London and has won multiple world championships, from singlehanded foiling Moths to supermaxis.
After a long saga, it's confirmed Team New Zealand will defend the America's Cup outside of Aotearoa.
The Prime Minister says the Government had offered Team New Zealand enough money to keep it in New Zealand.
The veteran sailor and broadcaster says Team New Zealand needed the money to stay competitive.
The America's Cup could be put off until 2025 with Jeddah in Saudi Arabia still an option to host.
Some experts believe it's inevitable Team NZ will take the Auld Mug offshore but others say it simply can't happen.
The Spanish city has reportedly entered the race to host the next regatta as Team NZ's March 31 to find a host nears.
While there was plenty to celebrate at the Olympics Kiwi sports stars gave us other reasons to wave the flag, writes Brodyn Knuckey.
The Italians join challenger of record Ineos Britannia and Swiss syndicate Alinghi in announcing their challenges.
The Swiss syndicate is back with some serious wind in their sails.
Despite the meeting's cancellation, those against an offshore defence still plan to let their voices be heard.
The Italian syndicate will look to go one better at the next regatta.
The Team NZ boss said the star duo won't be able to do both the Olympics and America's Cup again.
The former Team NZ skipper and SailGP boss says the rest of the world has gone back to normal.
After Mark Dunphy's initial offer of $20 million was turned down, he's adamant not to give up hope for a home tournament.
Team NZ has ceased all dealings with Mark Dunphy, who was leading a group of prospective backers for an Auckland-based event.
Lockdown and a last-minute bid from a Kiwi rich-lister have prompted the delay.
It’s hoped that it will provide a legitimate pathway to get more women competing for the Auld Mug.
New Zealand got back just 48 cents for every dollar spent on the international sailing competition.
Analysis shows NZ got 48c back for every dollar spent on the event.