America's Cup Uncovered: Episode 55 - AC72's and Oracle's foil break

by ACM 
September 14, 2012 - Emirates Team NZ’s AC72 returns to Auckland after her seventh day of sailing. She is sailing on hydrofoils - and is the largest yacht to do so. The 34th America’s Cup will be contested in foiling catamarans capable of speeds in excess of 40kts

America's Cup Uncovered is a weekly magazine video program is designed to show America's Cup fans the people, places and stories that are the backbone of the America's Cup.

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Featuring behind-the-scenes sneak-peeks, athlete profiles and up-close action on and off the water, America's Cup Uncovered will take an in-depth look at the 34th America's Cup edition over the next two years, offering an exclusive window into one of the most prestigious events in sport.

To fly or not to fly? This week's Americas Cup Discovered focuses on the latest technology as the hydro-foiling 72 foot wing-sailed catamarans become a reality. The secrecy around all the teams and their boat design has been rife, but we were there the moment ORACLE TEAM USA's AC72 '17' went on the water - including the instant it all went wrong - join us this week for unseen footage of what has forced the team back to the drawing board.

Here is the latest episode. The rest of Sail-World's full America's Cup and World Series coverage can be accessed by http://www.sail-world.com/NZ/index.cfm?seid=362!clicking_here