America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ trial two wingsails on SL33's

SL-33’s preparing for the first wingsail test session in the Viaduct harbour

Emirates Team NZ was out on the Hauraki Gulf today, trialling with their two SL-33's - with both running wingsails. Sail-World's cameras were on hand to catch the action from various points around the Waitemata Harbour and Viaduct Basin

Wingsail detail - Emirates Team NZ

SL-33’s preparing for the first wingsail test session in the Viaduct harbour

SL-33’s preparing for the first wingsail test session in the Viaduct harbour

SL-33’s preparing for the first wingsail test session in the Viaduct harbour

Wingsail detail - Emirates Team NZ

Emirates Team NZ crew in a final chat and lunch before heading out.

SL-33’s preparing for the first wingsail test session in the Viaduct harbour

SL-33’s using the same height wingsails

SL-33’s emerge from the Viaduct Harbour

SL-33’s head out into the test session past the Spirit of New Zealand

The two SL-33’s head out into the Gulf past a pohutukawa (NZ Christmas tree) in full bloom.