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America's Cup: Team Australia gets back in the ring

'Team Australia launch - Sydney - Thursday, March 6, 2014, with Oracle Team USA to leeward'    © Andrea Francolini Photography

Video and images from the Team Australia launch of their AC45 launch and first sail in Sydney.

On Thursday morning the Challenger of Record's AC45 was christened by Val Oatley, Bob Oatley's wife. Later that afternoon, she joined the America's Cup Defender, Oracle Team USA, for a work out on Sydney Harbour



- Team Australia launch - Sydney - Thursday, March 6, 2014 -  © Andrea Francolini Photography  

- Team Australia launch - Sydney - Thursday, March 6, 2014 -  © Andrea Francolini Photography  

- Team Australia launch - Sydney - Thursday, March 6, 2014 -  © Andrea Francolini Photography   Click Here to view large photo

First sail - Team Australia launch - Sydney - Thursday, March 6, 2014 -  © Andrea Francolini Photography   Click Here to view large photo

Wingsail up - Team Australia launch - Sydney - Thursday, March 6, 2014 -  © Andrea Francolini Photography   Click Here to view large photo

Val Oatley - Team Australia launch - Sydney - Thursday, March 6, 2014 -  © Andrea Francolini Photography   Click Here to view large photo

Iain Murray, Matt Belcher and Sandy Oatley - Team Australia launch - Sydney - Thursday, March 6, 2014 -  © Andrea Francolini Photography   Click Here to view large photo

wingsail prior to hoisting - Team Australia launch - Sydney - Thursday, March 6, 2014 -  © Andrea Francolini Photography   Click Here to view large photo


by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.nz/com


  

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