From inside the Luna Rossa base we talk to Kiwi team members Ben Tapper and Andrew Burgess about the Italians' passion for food - second only to their passion on the water.
They reveal what you should never do on a boat send-off, and some of the behind-the-scenes tactics all good spies need to know.
Brought to you by Newshub. Join Tom McRae and Mel Chan-Green for the build up to the 2021 America's Cup.
Each week, we'll delve deep into the mindsets and strategies of the contenders as they vie for the opportunity to compete with Team NZ. With expert analysis from our yachting experts, we'll look at just how well Team NZ are shaping up ahead of March's climactic racing schedule.