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    The AC75 is receiving a big overhaul for the 2024 America's Cup

    The AC75 is receiving a big overhaul for the 2024 America's Cup


    The design parameters for the AC37 version have been released as part of the protocol agreed defender Team New Zealand and Challenger of Record INEOS Britannia.

    Britannia skipper Sir Ben Ainslie says they want the boat to be more competitive in the lighter air so they have reduced the weight of the boat and increased the size of the foil wings.

    And Team New Zealand's trump card from Bermuda is back.
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    Entries open next month with the venue deadline extended until the end of March next year.

    © 2022 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

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