Steinlager remains on board with Emirates Team New Zealand

Steinlager has returned as an official sponsor and beer partner of Emirates Team New Zealand for its defence of the America’s Cup sailing trophy.

Emirates Team New Zealand will defend its title on home waters in Auckland in 2021. Steinlager, part of the Lion drinks company, has supported the team since its first attempt at the America’s Cup in 1987.

Grant Dalton, Team New Zealand chief executive, said: “They’ve been on the boat for every win we’ve had, and we had Steinlager in our hand when we grasped the Cup in Bermuda in 2017 – a ritual we plan to keep alive in March 2021.”