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Style returned to the America’s Cup with a bang on….

The Luna Rossa AC72 catamaran will carry her famous fashion brand into battle on the continuing quest to win the America’s Cup for Italy.


Under the AC Protocol, the hulls of the Italian challenger were built at the Persico Marine facility in Northern Italy and were shipped to New Zealand in June. Most of the components, including the towering, 130-foot tall wing sail, were built in New Zealand. The innovative hardware components supplied by Equiplite made things  completed.


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Supplied by Equiplite:

- Sailhanks
- Snatch blocks

Technical Data

Hull length    22 m
Maximum beam 14 m
Wing Height 40 m
Draft 4,40 m
Weight 5.900 kg
Crew 11
Sail Area
Wing 260 sqm
Jib 80 sqm
Gennaker 320 sqm
Estimated maximum speed
Windward 25 knots
Downwind 42 knots


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