America's Cup- Images of the AC45 launch in Auckland

16/01/2011 - Auckland (NZL) - 34th America’s Cup - AC45 finalization

Top international photographer, Gilles Martin-Raget, was on hand to capture the launch of the prototype AC45 in Auckland's Viaduct Harbour. The AC45 is the forerunner to the AC72 which will be used in the 34th America's Cup. The 45ft long yacht will feature a wingsail, the same as the larger 72ft yacht to be used in the September 2013 Match in San Francisco.

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