Meet the AC72

With the clock ticking down to the 34th America's Cup, Emirates Team New Zealand and Oracle Team USA hit the water in their AC72s. Click here to check out videos of the sailing.

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Guilain GRENIER
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A windy day for the 11 crew.Chris Cameron
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Oracle Team USA gets ready to splash.Guilain GRENIER
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America's Cup 72: Oracle Team USA

Oracle Team USA's AC72 sees the light of day.Guilain GRENIER
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The Americas Cup 72: Oracle Team USA

Oracle Team USA gets going on August 31. Their training was cut short due to a daggerboard failure.Guilain GRENIER
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America's Cup 72: Oracle Team USA

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America's Cup 72: Oracle Team USA

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America's Cup 72: Oracle Team USA

Oracle Team USA gets wings.Guilain GRENIER
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The third day of testing on the Hauraki Gulf.Chris Cameron
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Ngati Whatua blessing at the naming ceremony for Emirates Team New Zealand first AC72.Chris Cameron
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Mandy Barker christens 'New Zealand', the team's first AC72, at the Emirates Team New Zealand naming ceremony.Chris Cameron
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Emirates Team New Zealand naming ceremony for 'New Zealand', the team's first AC72.Chris Cameron
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Emirates Team NZChris Cameron
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Oracle Team USA launched off of San Francisco.Guilain GRENIER
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Dean Barker takes the new wheels for a spin.Chris Cameron
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The America's Cup 72: Emirates Team NZ

Emirates Team NZ out for a sail on New Zealand's Hauraki Gulf.Chris Cameron
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The Americas Cup 72: Oracle Team USA

Oracle Team USAGuilain GRENIER
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The America's Cup 72: Emirates Team NZ

Emirates Team NZChris Cameron
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The Americas Cup 72: Oracle Team USA

Testing on Oracle USA's AC72 gets underway.Guilain GRENIER
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The America's Cup 72: Emirates Team NZ

Emirates Team NZChris Cameron