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AC45
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Hull Type:  Catamaran Twin Dbrd. Rig Type:  Wing (multi element)
LOA:  44.13' / 13.45m LWL:  
Beam:  22.64' / 6.90m Listed SA:  1431 ft2 / 132.94 m2
Draft (max.)  8.86' / 2.70m Draft (min.)  
Displacement:  3086 lbs./ 1400 kgs. Ballast:  
Sail Area/Disp.1:  108.30 Bal./Disp.:   Disp./Len.:  
Designer:  Oracle Racing Team
Builder:  Oracle Racing Team
Construction:  Composite Bal. type:  
First Built:  2010 Last Built:  2011 # Built:  12
NOTES
AMERICAS CUP 45 CATAMARAN
Wing Area - 85 sqm (914 square feet)
Jib Area - 48 sqm (516 square feet)
Gennaker Area - 125 sqm (1,345 square feet)
Crew - 5 people @ 85 kgs/person (187 pounds)

One-design, high performance, wing sail catamaran. These boats were used throughout 2011 and 2012 in the America’s Cup World Series events preceeding the Louis Vuitton Cup and final Americas Cup match in 2013 (sailed in AMERCA'S CUP 72'S) .
(Recently modified with foils added.)

DESIGN CREDITS:
Michel Kermarec – appendages, general design
Manolo Ruiz de Elvira – hull
Dirk Kramers – general design, structures
Joseph Ozanne/Mario Caponnetto – wing aero
Scott Ferguson – wing structure
Mike Drummond – general design input
(Updated with foiling capabilitity - 2016)
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