America's Cup Team NZ reveal their new boat

Emirates Team New Zealand christened their first AC75 at their team base in the heart of the America’s Cup village in Auckland.

“Te Aihe”, the first AC75 to touch the water, is a product of not just Emirates Team New Zealand, but the collective whānau of sponsors, partners and every single person who helped us get to this point. It’s been a long journey, and it’s only just beginning.”



America's Cup Team NZ reveal their new boat (3)

America’s Cup AC75 in numbers:

Hull length: 20.7m plus 2m bowsprit
Maximum beam: 5m
Weight: 6.5T
Mast height: 26.5m from deck
Sails: 135-145sqm mainsail, 90sqm jib, 200sqm code zero
Rudder: Centreline T foil, 3.5m maximum draft, 3m maximum span
Foils: Twin-canting T foils, 5m maximum draft, 4m wing span
Crew: 11 sailors (960-990kg combined weight)

America's Cup Team NZ reveal their new boat (2)

America's Cup Team NZ reveal their new boat (1)



Images credit Emirates Team New Zealand 

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