America's Cup AC45 arrives in Auckland for launch - The Assembly

14/01/2011 - Auckalnd (NZL) - 34th America’s Cup - AC45 assembly at ExTNZ base in Viaduct Basin - Final decoration installed

Top international photographer, Gilles Martin-Raget, was on hand to capture the assembly of the prototype AC45 in Auckland's Viaduct Harbour. The AC45 is the forerunner to the AC72 which will be used in the 34th America's Cup. The 45ft long yacht will feature a wingsail, the same as the larger 72ft yacht to be used in the September 2013 Match in San Francisco.


15/01/2011 - Auckland (NZL) - 34th America's Cup - AC45 finalization

15/01/2011 - Auckland (NZL) - 34th America's Cup - AC45 finalization - Wing assembly

15/01/2011 - Auckland (NZL) - 34th America's Cup - AC45 finalization - Wing assembly

15/01/2011 - Auckland (NZL) - 34th America's Cup - AC45 finalization - Wing assembly

15/01/2011 - Auckland (NZL) - 34th America's Cup - AC45 finalization - Wing assembly

15/01/2011 - Auckland (NZL) - 34th America's Cup - AC45 finalization - Wing assembly

14/01/2011 - Auckalnd (NZL) - 34th America's Cup - AC45 assembly at ExTNZ base in Viaduct Basin - Final decoration installed

14/01/2011 - Auckalnd (NZL) - 34th America's Cup - AC45 assembly at ExTNZ base in Viaduct Basin

15/01/2011 - Auckland (NZL) - 34th America's Cup - AC45 finalization


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