AC72 Racing

11 Mar

It's a taste of things to come. At least, what you can see of it in this video of Emirates Team New Zealand lining up against Luna Rossa

Nice gallery here.

And ETNZ tactician Ray Davies talking about it, and saying little, here (though the footage is excellent):

The America's Cup teams have been in the desisgn phase, and will no doubt stay that way through September. But eventually they will have to race against other boats, which is why you see the teams going head-to-head

when possible. Oracle has been left alone for a while after Artemis lined up and immediately headed back to the shed. So that's another advantage to ETNZ (and Luna Rossa), which have been spending time together down on the Hauraki Gulf.

For fun, here's how far things have come since 1933:


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