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America's Cup: First day of sailing for Emirates Team NZ's new AC72

'Emirates Team New Zealand’s second AC72, NZL5 goes for it’s first shake down sail.'    Chris Cameron/ETNZ©

Emirates Team NZ's photographer, Chris Cameron was on the water today for the first sail of the team's second generation AC72, launched on February 4, 2013.

Condition were a light seabreeeze of less than 8kts, but still sufficient for the AC72 to foil.

Emirates Team New Zealand’s second AC72, NZL5 goes for it’s first shake down sail. -  Chris Cameron-ETNZ©  

Emirates Team New Zealand’s second AC72, NZL5 goes for it’s first shake down sail. -  Chris Cameron-ETNZ©  

Emirates Team New Zealand’s second AC72, NZL5 goes for it’s first shake down sail. -  Chris Cameron-ETNZ©  

Emirates Team New Zealand’s second AC72, NZL5 goes for it’s first shake down sail. -  Chris Cameron-ETNZ©  

Emirates Team New Zealand’s second AC72, NZL5 goes for it’s first shake down sail. -  Chris Cameron-ETNZ©   Click Here to view large photo

Emirates Team New Zealand’s second AC72, NZL5 goes for it’s first shake down sail. -  Chris Cameron-ETNZ©   Click Here to view large photo

Emirates Team New Zealand’s second AC72, NZL5 returns to base after it’s first shake down sail. -  Chris Cameron-ETNZ©   Click Here to view large photo

Emirates Team New Zealand’s second AC72, NZL5 goes for it’s first shake down sail. -  Chris Cameron-ETNZ©   Click Here to view large photo


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