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America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ out of shed after turbo-charging
Tue, 13 Nov 2012
America's Cup Challenger, Emirates Team NZ's AC72, is out of the building shed in the Viaduct harbour and went for a brief test sail today, ahead of resuming her development program this week.
The enhancements to the AC72 have not been specified are are believed to include the addition of aerofoil fairings to the beams, and other enhancements identified during the first 16 days of testing on the water, in Auckland, in winds that have been recorded on weather sites in the area at up to 40kts or more.