Luna Rossa unveil their new AC45 catamaran in Auckland, January 16, 2012.
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This week's show heads to Auckland to check in with Luna Rossa Challenge. The Italian team has just launched their new AC45 and we hear what skipper Max Sirena has planned for training with Emirates Team NZ. While in New Zealand we stop by the factory to uncover the new wing extensions designed to boost the speed of the AC45s in light winds. Then back in San Francisco we pay a visit to the America's Cup Event Authority office where plans are in advanced stages of preparation for both 2012 and 2013. Olympic hopeful and America's Cup World Series commentator Genny Tulloch shares an action packed California day with us.
Here is Episode 23, we'll carry the latest edition each week on Sail-World. Sail-World's full America's Cup and World Series coverage can be accessed by http://www.sail-world.com/NZ/index.cfm?seid=362!clicking_here
At the time of publication this video was not blocked in New Zealand by America's Cup Events Authority