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America's Cup- Emirates Team NZ out of shed after turbo-charging

by Richard Gladwell on 13 Nov 2012
Emirates Team NZ AC 72 November 13, 2012 - Viaduct Harbour Richard Gladwell

America's Cup Challenger, Emirates Team NZ's AC72, is out of the building shed in the Viaduct harbour and went for a brief test sail today, ahead of resuming her development program this week.

The enhancements to the AC72 have not been specified are are believed to include the addition of aerofoil fairings to the beams, and other enhancements identified during the first 16 days of testing on the water, in Auckland, in winds that have been recorded on weather sites in the area at up to 40kts or more.

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