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  • Media ID-3184

    PATRIOT COMPLETES FIRST SAIL IN AUCKLAND

    At 4:30 PM in flat-calm conditions, the dark blue AC75 was pulled up onto its foils by a chase boat and towed at high speed to a location near Rangitoto Lighthouse. Design, shore and sailing team members then conducted additional testing on sails and systems prior to making the decision to let PATRIOT cast off under her own power.

  • Media ID-3179

    PATRIOT CHRISTENED AND LAUNCHED IN AUCKLAND

    PATRIOT is the first of the second-generation AC75 racing yachts to be launched by a team competing to win the 36th America's Cup.

  • Media ID-3156

    THE MAGIC BEHIND THE NAME

    Watch as Skipper Terry Hutchinson gives sailing fans a rare tour of the Model Room at New York Yacht Club's 44th st. Clubhouse. Terry also reflects on the origins of the team's name and American Magic's strong connections to America's Cup history.

  • Media ID-3155

    AC75 DEFIANT DECOMMISSIONED IN AUCKLAND AS LAUNCH OF PATRIOT NEARS

    After becoming the first AC75 in the world to sail and foil in September 2019, DEFIANT sailed thousands of training miles in three widely separated venues while pouring valuable data into the team's ongoing design process for PATRIOT. Following DEFIANT's decommissioning, the full attention and resources of the team have been directed towards pre-launch preparations for its second AC75.

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