Team NZ has reportedly been told that Auckland will not be awarded the qualifying regattas.
Auckland has missed out on a America's Cup qualifying regatta in early 2017.
Winds of almost 60km/h make for extremely tough sailing.
Laird Hamilton is competing at the Ultimate Waterman event.
Rawdon Christie crosses to Dave Swete, aboard Team Alvimedica.
The race has resumed after being postponed for Cyclone Pam.
Stu Bannatyne prepares to set off on the toughest leg of the Volvo Ocean Race after cyclone Pam delayed the start.
Kiwi Stu Bannatyne's who's joined Team Alvimedica in the Volvo Ocean Race says the race delay to the next leg of the race because
Richie McCaw and Dan Carter put their grinding to the test with the Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing Team.
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