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AC40

2021 saw the introduction of the multipurpose One Design AC40 class which America's Cup teams will be able to convert and use for testing, component development and Match Race training. The class will then be converted back to the measured One Design AC40 class for use in the new America’s Cup Women’s Regatta and America’s Cup Youth events. These events have been developed to create new accelerated inclusive pathways into the America’s Cup for the growing global talent pool of female and youth sailors.

Show news Cup Spy March 1: Barcelona seaway tests USA
American Magic were tested by a messy off axis seaway of over a metre on the first day of Spring
Posted on 2 Mar
Cup Spy Feb 29: Intense racing practice
Three teams sailed in Cagliari and Barcelona, in varying forms of contested race practice
Posted on 2 Mar
Cup Spy Feb 27-28: Stuffing it in Cagliari
Three teams sailed in Cagliari and Barcelona - once again the Italians had the pick of the weather
Posted on 29 Feb
Cup Spy Feb 27: Kiwis return to off-axis seastate
Today was Day 67 on the Hauraki Gulf for Emirates Team New Zealand sailing their AC40/LEQ12
Posted on 27 Feb
Cup Spy Feb 26: Swiss get roughed up
Alinghi Red Bull Racing sailed their AC75 and renewed their acquaintance with the Barcelona seastate
Posted on 26 Feb
American Magic announces transformative agreement
Partnership signifies a monumental stride in pursuit of building a premier sailing franchise
Posted on 26 Feb
From sand dunes to sea swells
Alinghi Red Bull Racing welcomes Dakar Rally champs in Jeddah
Posted on 26 Feb
Cup Spy Feb 22-23: One sailed, one splashed
One team sailed in Cagliari. An AC75 was splashed in Barcelona. Several teams competed in SailGP
Posted on 25 Feb
Cup Spy Feb 21: The Barcelona Rodeo
Winds hit 24kts causing the AC40 to hit 48kts, giving the crew a ride akin to bronco-riding
Posted on 22 Feb
Cup Spy Feb 20: AC40 development continues
Two teams sailed in Auckland and Barcelona. The Swiss will resume AC75 sailing and testing
Posted on 21 Feb
Cup Spy Feb 19: Going solo
Three teams sailed in Cagliari, Barcelona, and Jeddah. It was a day for solo sailing
Posted on 20 Feb
Cup Spy Feb 16-17: Brits' AC40-OD catches fire
Brits have fire again. American Magic sails from Barcelona. Two good days for Swiss in Jeddah
Posted on 18 Feb
Cup Spy Feb 15: Anywhere but Barcelona
Three America's Cup teams sail in Cagliari, Jeddah and Auckland
Posted on 16 Feb
Cup Spy Feb 14-: Kiwis return with a 175km sail
Emirates Team NZ, the America's Cup Defenders emerged after a nine day break to sail in a seabreeze
Posted on 16 Feb
PlanetSail Episode 29: New 111ft foiling monohull
Footage of the foiling monohull - the 111ft superyacht ‘Raven'. Doyle Sails new Hybrid technology
Posted on 15 Feb
America's Cup Campaign launches Pathway Program
Australia's America's Cup Campaign launches legacy Pathway Program with ASF
Posted on 14 Feb
Cup Spy Feb 13: Unfortunate end to Brits session
Two America's Cup teams sailed - all in AC40s - from Barcelona and Jeddah
Posted on 14 Feb
Cup Spy Feb 12: Brits re-appear in Barcelona
Three America's Cup teams sailed - from Barcelona and Jeddah doing racing and sail testing
Posted on 12 Feb
Cup Spy Feb 11: Swiss 'regain muscle memory'
Alinghi Red Bull Racing restarted their two AC40 sail testing program in Jeddah
Posted on 11 Feb
Cup Spy Feb 8: Barcelona seaway challenges AC40s
Three teams sailed in a building breeze and seastate, which precluded sailing on the following day
Posted on 10 Feb
Cup Spy Feb 6-7: French unfazed by capsize
Four America's Cup teams trained out of two locations on the the Mediterranean
Posted on 9 Feb
Musto announces support for four teams
In the 2024 Youth & Puig Women's America's Cup
Posted on 9 Feb
British Women's and Youth America's Cup teams
With major new sponsorship from Cobham-Ultra
Posted on 5 Feb
Cup Spy Feb 2-3: Hurry up and wait
The teams have entered a new phase winding down their test boat programs awaiting the new AC75s
Posted on 4 Feb
Cup Spy Feb 1: Cup teams start new programs
Teams have settled into what looks to be their different February work and testing programs
Posted on 2 Feb
Cup Spy Jan 31: Brits have energetic workout
Brit's battle of the Olympic Gold medalists produces some high quality practice racing
Posted on 1 Feb
Cup Spy Jan 30: A too perfect day for Kiwis
Emirates Team NZ struck a double breeze - getting light air testing and then some high speed foiling
Posted on 31 Jan
Cup Spy Jan 29: Light airs stop Cup teams
Light breezes hit American Magic and INEOS training in Barcelona - Italians enjoy perfect breeze
Posted on 31 Jan
Cup Spy Jan 26: French join the Cup fray
Orient Express Racing Team start testing off Barcelona, Kiwis and Brits train in the light
Posted on 29 Jan
Cup Spy: Are the Kiwis foils really "new"??
A new video by a Cup analyst looks at what ETNZ are doing with their test wing foils program
Posted on 29 Jan
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American Magic - AC40 - Day 91 - March 1, 2024 - Barcelona
© Job Vermeulen / America's Cup
American Magic - AC40 - Day 91 - March 1, 2024 - Barcelona
© Job Vermeulen / America's Cup
American Magic - AC40 - Day 91 - March 1, 2024 - Barcelona
© Job Vermeulen / America's Cup
American Magic - AC40 - Day 91 - March 1, 2024 - Barcelona
© Job Vermeulen / America's Cup
American Magic - AC40 - Day 91 - March 1, 2024 - Barcelona
© Job Vermeulen / America's Cup
American Magic - AC40 - Day 91 - March 1, 2024 - Barcelona
© Job Vermeulen / America's Cup
Starboard wing foil and foil arm and cameras - Emirates Team New Zealand - AC40 - Day 68 - March 1, 2024 - Waitemata Harbour/Hauraki Gulf
© Sam Thom/America's Cup
Port foil arm has an interesting approach to mass distribution - Emirates Team New Zealand - AC40 - Day 68 - March 1, 2024 - Waitemata Harbour/Hauraki Gulf
© Sam Thom/America's Cup
Emirates Team New Zealand - AC40 - Day 68 - March 1, 2024 - Waitemata Harbour/Hauraki Gulf
© Sam Thom/America's Cup
Emirates Team New Zealand - AC40 - Day 68 - March 1, 2024 - Waitemata Harbour/Hauraki Gulf
© Sam Thom/America's Cup
Emirates Team New Zealand - AC40 - Day 68 - March 1, 2024 - Waitemata Harbour/Hauraki Gulf
© Sam Thom/America's Cup
Emirates Team New Zealand - AC40 - Day 68 - March 1, 2024 - Waitemata Harbour/Hauraki Gulf
© Sam Thom/America's Cup
Emirates Team New Zealand - AC40 - Day 68 - March 1, 2024 - Waitemata Harbour/Hauraki Gulf
© Sam Thom/America's Cup
Emirates Team New Zealand - AC40 - Day 68 - March 1, 2024 - Waitemata Harbour/Hauraki Gulf
© Sam Thom/America's Cup
Emirates Team New Zealand - AC40 - Day 68 - March 1, 2024 - Waitemata Harbour/Hauraki Gulf
© Sam Thom/America's Cup
American Magic - AC40 - Day 98 - February 29, 2024 - Barcelona
© Ugo Fonolla / America's Cup
American Magic - AC40 - Day 98 - February 29, 2024 - Barcelona
© Ugo Fonolla / America's Cup
American Magic - AC40 - Day 98 - February 29, 2024 - Barcelona
© Ugo Fonolla / America's Cup
American Magic - AC40 - Day 98 - February 29, 2024 - Barcelona
© Ugo Fonolla / America's Cup
American Magic - AC40 - Day 98 - February 29, 2024 - Barcelona
© Ugo Fonolla / America's Cup
American Magic - AC40 - Day 98 - February 29, 2024 - Barcelona
© Ugo Fonolla / America's Cup
American Magic - AC40 - Day 98 - February 29, 2024 - Barcelona
© Ugo Fonolla / America's Cup
Luna Rossa - AC40 - Day 126 - February 29, 2024 - Cagliari
© Ivo Rovira / America's Cup
Luna Rossa - AC40 - Day 126 - February 29, 2024 - Cagliari
© Ivo Rovira / America's Cup
Luna Rossa - AC40 - Day 126 - February 29, 2024 - Cagliari
© Ivo Rovira / America's Cup
Luna Rossa - AC40 - Day 126 - February 29, 2024 - Cagliari
© Ivo Rovira / America's Cup
Luna Rossa - AC40 - Day 126 - February 29, 2024 - Cagliari
© Ivo Rovira / America's Cup
American Magic - AC40 - Day 96 - February 27, 2024 - Barcelona
© Ugo Fonolla / America's Cup
American Magic - AC40 - Day 96 - February 27, 2024 - Barcelona
© Ugo Fonolla / America's Cup
American Magic - AC40 - Day 96 - February 27, 2024 - Barcelona
© Ugo Fonolla / America's Cup
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