Kiwi design new AC72 Chase Boat
Team NZ is bringing a revolutionary new chase boat to the Americas Cup in San Francisco. A 45 ft fibreglass catamaran lighter than previous chase boats and more fuel efficient. It is fitted with:
"It will be rugged, nimble and powerful enough to do the job - the work of the big tender and a chase boat," says Emirates Team New Zealand managing director Grant Dalton who is rapt with the latest addition to his fleet.
The first of Team NZ's twin AC72s is, to be launched in July. The second catamaran will join it in early 2013.