Americas Cup

American Magic AC75 – Defiant is officially launched

The American Magic team held the official christening ceremony of their AC75 on Saturday at their home base in Portsmouth, Rhode Island

American Magic AC75 and a foiling tack

No official video from American Magic of their AC75 foiling yet, but this video taken by Mark Mills captures a foiling(ish) tack

American Magic reveals AC75 testing and training plans

Still no action video of the New York YC America’s Cup AC75 since the low-fi launch earlier this week, when they grabbed the publicity high ground with the first AC75 foiling shots

American Magic is first AC75 to foil

With little fuss the New York YC American Magic’s America’s Cup AC75 foils across Narragansett Bay near Newport, Rhode Island

Dredging for AC75 launch taking place at INEOS Portsmouth Base

Seems that the launch of the INEOS America’s Cup AC75 is waiting for dredging of the Camber Dock area at their Portsmouth Harbour Base to be completed

Team New Zealand launches first AC75 – Te Aihe

Emirates Team New Zealand has christened the first of its America Cup boats – Te Aihe – to the anthemic strains of Rod Stewarts Sailing

Team New Zealand roll out their first AC75

Emirates Team New Zealand rolled out their firstt AC75 in Auckland on Thursday 5 September.

Second AC75 to launch next week

The second America’s Cup AC75 launch, by Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli’s AC75, is expected next week following the Team New Zealand launch this Friday

Team New Zealand to launch first AC75 this Friday

Team New Zealand will be the first to launch it’s AC75 – the new 23-metre foiling monohull – this Friday in New Zealand

America’s Cup – The time for waiting is almost over

With deliveries of the AC75 foil arms finally taking place it is expected that the America’s Cup teams will all launch their first AC75 yachts in the next few weeks