American Magic are looking to be the first of the America’s Cup challengers to get their second boat down to New Zealand.
Scuttlebutt.com reported that America’s Cup challenger American Magic were seen to be loading their second boat on an Antonov An-124 at T. F. Green International Airport (Warwick, RI) for transport to Auckland, New Zealand.
The American Magic team are already in Auckland, sailing with their first AC75, Defiant.
— Kyle Behrend (@kbehrend) August 31, 2020
The Italian Challenger of Record, Luna Rossa, recently announced that they had closed their base in Cagliari, Sardinia, to move to Auckland.