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America's Cup: Images from the Viaduct Harbour launching ceremony

'July 21, 2012 America’s Cup - Emirates Team NZ Launch at the Viaduct Harbour, Auckland. Emirates Team NZ’s AC72 in front of the crowded Viaduct Events Centre'    Richard Gladwell    Click Here to view large photo

Emirates Team NZ's AC72 was launched in Auckland's Viaduct harbour as fans packed all the vantage points around the Viaduct Events Centre.

After being christened by Mandy Barker, the first AC72 launched in the world, was ringed by fire, and then the fans were treated to a short fireworks display (not a great idea around a 40metre tall wingsail in a fresh breeze!)

The SkyTower in Auckland was dressed in red light for the occasion.

July 21, 2012 America’s Cup - Emirates Team NZ Launch at the Viaduct Harbour, Auckland. Fans behind Official Party as they receive the Maori Challenge -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

July 21, 2012 America’s Cup - Emirates Team NZ Launch at the Viaduct Harbour, Auckland. Awaiting the arrival of the Official Party -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

July 21, 2012 America’s Cup - Emirates Team NZ Launch at the Viaduct Harbour, Auckland. -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

July 21, 2012 America’s Cup - Emirates Team NZ Launch at the Viaduct Harbour, Auckland. The AC72 features a 14mtr beam and is expected to regularly hit speeds of 40kts -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

July 21, 2012 America’s Cup - Emirates Team NZ Launch at the Viaduct Harbour, Auckland. Emirates Team NZ is sponsored mostly by international corporates -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

July 21, 2012 America’s Cup - Emirates Team NZ Launch at the Viaduct Harbour, Auckland. Trebuchet holding the launching wine in position -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

July 21, 2012 America’s Cup - Emirates Team NZ Launch at the Viaduct Harbour, Auckland. Fireworks after the yacht is named New Zealand -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

July 21, 2012 America’s Cup - Emirates Team NZ Launch at the Viaduct Harbour, Auckland. Fireworks follow the namimg ceremony. The Sky Tower is dressed in red -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

July 21, 2012 America’s Cup - Emirates Team NZ Launch at the Viaduct Harbour, Auckland. Fireworks after the yacht is named New Zealand -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

July 21, 2012 America’s Cup - Emirates Team NZ Launch at the Viaduct Harbour, Auckland. Emirates Team NZ’s AC72 is surrounded by fire. -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo


by Richard Gladwell

  

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