America's Cup - January 2009

I wonder what state the challenger teams in the America’s Cup would be in right now if the original AC90 class had gone ahead as planned. It was only just over a year ago when Alinghi revealed the fruits of their design work with a number of other challenger teams, for an ambitious 90-footer, of which any team would be allowed to build up to two hulls. Two hulls would have meant having two full-time crews to train, tune and race in them...


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