New Zealand sailing team Emirates want to leave no stone unturned to get victory in the upcoming America’s Cup.
After replacing old squad in team with fresh faces, now, Emirate team has called their old horse to guide them. Emirate team has signed one of the most successful America’s Cup campaigners in the country, Murray Jones. Jones has been hired by the team to provide them the necessary guidance before the beginning of the campaign of 35th America’s Cup.
Jones is America’s Cup winner for five times. He is also the winner of the Auld Mug with Team New Zealand, this happened in year 1995 and year 2000. Emirates Team New Zealand identified him as important figures behind victory of Oracle Team USA’s in the year 2013. He has critical understanding of the boat and the team and thus he delivers the best result with both of them with water.
Jones is really excited to join team Emirate, he said “Being the part of the team with which you won the first America’s Cup is truly a great feeling. I have a number of friends in a team and it’s been a long time I have met them. Moreover, being the part of them after such long time is also experienced in itself. Emirate team New Zealand is a good design team and I know so many people associated with team whom I respect very much.”
New Zealand sailing team directory Glenn Ashby is well aware of John’s caliber in sailing and he better know what role he is going to play in boosting the game quality to the next level. He said, “Many decisions with regard to team performance in America’s Cup has been made, but decided to hire Murray in team is a focused approach. His entry in the team will also bring some more changes in coming days.”