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America's Cup: Images of American Magic foiling in Florida

by Sail-World.com/nz 16 Dec 2018 17:57 PST 17 December 2018
Fifth day of AM38 sailing in Pensacola, Florida. © Amory Ross

American Magic, the New York yacht Club's entry in the 36th America's Cup in March 2021 have released new images of the AC75 surrogate, formerly known as "the Mule" (presumably a euphemism for the team's workhorse). She now more stylishly labeled the AM38.

Pictured sailing in both Newport RI and Pensacola, Florida, she is sailing with a crew of five (just under half of the 11 permitted on a full size AC75).

The sailing performance has been must un-Mule-like - with the foiling monohull appearing by video and on-the -water reports to be performing very well, and appears to be a reasonably stable platform, which is encouraging news for all six teams entered so far in the 2021 Prada and America's Cup regattas.

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