Wow! This shot of the ETNZ AC72 foiling off Auckland was posted in the crew.org.nz forums. No further details….. yet!
(Source: Oracle Racing) ORACLE TEAM USA has started the countdown to launching its first AC72 wingsailed catamaran this week. Today, the giant 12 story high wing was lifted at Pier 80 in a successful test of the new ground handling systems.
How to calibrate your instrustuments for your AC72…
We featured Advanced Wing Systems a little while ago here on Rigging News and we can’t wait to get the full brief on this little beauty.
….or ‘What was it?’!
north sale (Source: Sailing Anarchy)Every business is for sale, pretty much all the time, but we confirmed rumors received last weekend that the biggest fish in all of sailmaking, is now firmly on the block. Insiders told us on Friday that Windway Capital – the entity that owns the entire North Technology Group – is … Read more
The Artemis Racing AC72 arrived in San Francisco at the crack of dawn yesterday morning, having docked out of Valencia less than a month ago onboard the container ship HR Maria. The AC72 left the Mediterranean, crossed the Atlantic Ocean and traveled through the Panama Canal to the Pacific Ocean to arrive at Pier … Read more
(Source:Sailrocket) Hi all, I’m happy to say that the new foil design is currently in transition from the drawing board to reality. It has been a long, frustrating but necessary path to this point. We have had to go back to school on this one. There has been a big shift in understanding from … Read more
San Fransisco is proving to be the tricky place to sail as most have expected. Luna Rossa demonstrates what a wing looks like after a disastrous pre-start bear away. Alongside is their second boat who, clearly, had a better day.
Hall Spars & Rigging’s Recent Launch Underwater World class composite manufacturing firm Hall Spars and Rigging, known in the yachting industry as a leading provider of spars, rigging and complex composite components for the most competitive and successful yachts in the world, is manufacturing the turbine components for the United States’ first commercial, grid-connected tidal … Read more