Luna Rossa sailed its AC72 for the very first time on Hauraki Gulf, New Zealand.
Following a launch ceremony last week, the boat underwent structural load testing and tow testing earlier this week, before sailing for the first time on Friday. The two Auckland based teams - ETNZ and Luna Rossa - are expected to train together over the coming weeks as part of a cooperation agreement designed to accelerate the improvement of both teams.
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3 November 2012 13:59 GMT