Images from the Viaduct- Emirates Team NZ is purring

Emirates Team NZ’s SL-33 leaves the team’s base in the Viaduct harbour

This week and early next, Emirates Team NZ will launch their two SL33's - which will be their training boats in the lead up to the 34th America's Cup.

On a wet winter's day, Sail-World took a sneak peak at the new catamarans which are just small enough to dodge the Surrogate Rule for the event which prohibits the sailing of catamarans above 10 metres in length.