America's Cup: AC45 - fast and furious on the Waitemata + Video

Anniversary day - Round Rangitoto Island

The prototype AC45 was put through her paces again today on Auckland's Waitemata Harbour during the Oceanbridge Anniversary Regatta. Winds in the harbour were recorded at a peak average of 29kts with gusts recorded at 35kts. Not sure what speed the AC45 hit in these images, however she looks fast and wet...

30/01/2011 - Auckland (NZL) - 34th America's Cup - AC45 sea trial n° 8 - Anniversary day - Round Rangitoto Island

30/01/2011 - Auckland (NZL) - 34th America's Cup - AC45 sea trial n° 8 - Anniversary day - Round Rangitoto Island

30/01/2011 - Auckland (NZL) - 34th America's Cup - AC45 sea trial n° 8 - Anniversary day - Round Rangitoto Island

30/01/2011 - Auckland (NZL) - 34th America's Cup - AC45 sea trial n° 8 - Anniversary day - Round Rangitoto Island

30/01/2011 - Auckland (NZL) - 34th America's Cup - AC45 sea trial n° 8 - Anniversary day - Round Rangitoto Island

30/01/2011 - Auckland (NZL) - 34th America's Cup - AC45 sea trial n° 8 - Anniversary day - Round Rangitoto Island

30/01/2011 - Auckland (NZL) - 34th America's Cup - AC45 sea trial n° 8 - Anniversary day - Round Rangitoto Island

30/01/2011 - Auckland (NZL) - 34th America's Cup - AC45 sea trial n° 8 - Anniversary day - Round Rangitoto Island

30/01/2011 - Auckland (NZL) - 34th America's Cup - AC45 sea trial n° 8 - Anniversary day - Round Rangitoto Island

30/01/2011 - Auckland (NZL) - 34th America's Cup - AC45 sea trial n° 8 - Anniversary day - Round Rangitoto Island

30/01/2011 - Auckland (NZL) - 34th America's Cup - AC45 sea trial n° 8 - Anniversary day - Round Rangitoto Island