America's Cup: Elvis leaves the Building

Emirates Team New Zealand AC72, NZL5 is lifted into the water to be towed to the Maersk ship that will start its journey to San Francisco. 18/4/2013

Emirates Team NZ have folded their tents and started the physical move to San Francisco, where they will be re-erected.

A report on the team's website says that the base and boats have been packed into 70 40ft containers ready for shipment to San Francisco.

The team is expected to be sailing again on San Francisco Bay on May 23, 2013.

The Louis Vuitton Cup, or the Challenger Selection Series, commences six weeks later on July 4 2013.

Emirates Team New Zealand shore crew lash down NZL5 on to the Maersk Line container ship, Maersk Jubail for the begining of the journey to San Francisco. 18/4/2013

Emirates Team New Zealand AC72, NZL5 is lifted into the water to be towed to the Maersk ship that will start its journey to San Francisco. 18/4/2013

Emirates Team New Zealand shore crew lash down NZL5 on to the Maersk Line container ship, Maersk Jubail for the beginning of the journey to San Francisco.

Emirates Team New Zealand AC72, NZL5 is lifted on to the Maersk Line container ship, Maersk Jubail for the beginning of the journey to San Francisco. 18/4/2013

Emirates Team New Zealand AC72, NZL5 leaves the Viaduct for the last time under tow to the Maersk ship that will start its journey to San Francisco. 18/4/2013

Emirates Team New Zealand AC72, NZL5 is lifted into the water to be towed to the Maersk ship that will start its journey to San Francisco. 18/4/2013

Emirates Team New Zealand shore crew lash down NZL5 on to the Maersk Line container ship, Maersk Jubail for the beginning of the journey to San Francisco. 18/4/2013

Emirates Team New Zealand shore crew lash down NZL5 on to the Maersk Line container ship, Maersk Jubail for the begining of the journey to San Francisco. 18/4/2013