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Cup Spy May 28: Four AC75s train off Barcelona - Kiwi kids have a big splash

by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World NZ 28 May 18:59 PDT 29 May 2024
Emirates Team New Zealand - AC40 - Day 8 - May 28, 2024 - Auckland © Sam Thom/America's Cup

Early edition: Four America's Cup teams sailed AC75s off Barcelona on Tuesday.

Shoreside in Barcelona sailing photographer Gilles Martin-Raget was shoreside to catch the action as four AC75s ducked and dived to sail against themselves and each other - while staying within the rules governing two teams sailing within 400 metres of each other.

Official Video of the Day:

On the water in Auckland, the NZ based AC37 Joint Recon team caught the Emirates Team NZ Youth team as they performed a spectacular nosedive in their AC40-OD blowing up their second sail in as many days. The capsize action starts 7 minutes into the Highlights video as they exit a gybe.

Full update to follow.

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