Taking flight – the AC72s flying

© Guilain GRENIER / ORACLE TEAM USA


Before the stunning capsize on Tuesday afternoon, ORACLE TEAM USA had its AC72 flying over the water, foiling on the daggerboards.

© Guilain GRENIER / ORACLE TEAM USA


Similarly, Emirates Team New Zealand, with more days on the water, has been a spectacular sight in training on the Hauraki Gulf.

© Chris Cameron / Emirates Team New Zealand


 

© Chris Cameron / Emirates Team New Zealand


 



The Kiwis will soon by joined by Luna Rossa Challenge. The Italian team is scheduled to launch its AC72 on October 26 in Auckland.