America's Cup: AC45's together as a fleet on the Hauraki Gulf

AC45 sailing on Hauraki Gulf - 23 March 2011

Four of the five AC45's were together as a fleet on the Hauraki Gulf today, with Emirates Team NZ remaining in the shed. This is the first time that the AC45's have been together as a fleet, two boat training is expected to start in the next couple of days, with Defender, Oracle Racing, expected to do their own thing with their two boats and the Challengers, Artemis Racing (SWE) and Emirates Team NZ working together.

Top international photographer and journalist, Ivor Wilkins presents this gallery of images from the day.

23/02/2011 - Auskland (NZL) - 34th America's Cup - AC45 testings - Four AC45 line up - AC45 sailing on Hauraki Gulf - 23 March 2011

23/02/2011 - Auskland (NZL) - 34th America's Cup - AC45 testings - Four AC45 line up - AC45 sailing on Hauraki Gulf - 23 March 2011

23/02/2011 - Auskland (NZL) - 34th America's Cup - AC45 testings - Four AC45 line up - AC45 sailing on Hauraki Gulf - 23 March 2011

23/02/2011 - Auskland (NZL) - 34th America's Cup - AC45 testings - Four AC45 line up - AC45 sailing on Hauraki Gulf - 23 March 2011

23/02/2011 - Auskland (NZL) - 34th America's Cup - AC45 testings - Four AC45 line up - AC45 sailing on Hauraki Gulf - 23 March 2011

23/02/2011 - Auskland (NZL) - 34th America's Cup - AC45 testings - Four AC45 line up - AC45 sailing on Hauraki Gulf - 23 March 2011

23/02/2011 - Auskland (NZL) - 34th America's Cup - AC45 testings - Four AC45 line up - AC45 sailing on Hauraki Gulf - 23 March 2011

23/02/2011 - Auskland (NZL) - 34th America's Cup - AC45 testings - Four AC45 line up - AC45 sailing on Hauraki Gulf - 23 March 2011

23/02/2011 - Auskland (NZL) - 34th America's Cup - AC45 testings - Four AC45 line up - AC45 sailing on Hauraki Gulf - 23 March 2011

23/02/2011 - Auskland (NZL) - 34th America's Cup - AC45 testings - Four AC45 line up - AC45 sailing on Hauraki Gulf - 23 March 2011