AC45

AC45 photo

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Catamaran Twin Dbrd.
Rigging Type:
Wing (multi element)
LOA:
44.13 ft / 13.45 m
LWL:
Beam:
22.64 ft / 6.90 m
S.A. (reported):
1,431.00 ft2 / 132.94 m2
Draft (max):
8.86 ft / 2.70 m
Draft (min):
Displacement:
3,086 lb / 1,400 kg
Ballast:
S.A./Disp.:
108.30
Bal./Disp.:
Disp./Len.:
Construction:
Composite
Ballast Type:
First Built:
2010
Last Built:
2011
# Built:
12
Builder:
Oracle Racing Team
Designer:
Oracle Racing Team
Website:

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
108.30
Bal./Disp.:
Disp./Len.:
Capsize Screening Formula:
6.23

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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