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America's Cup: Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli Team launch their AC75

by America's Cup media 2 Oct 22:46 BST 2 October 2019
Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli - launching AC75 - Cagliari, Sardinia - October 2, 2019 © Carlo Borlenghi

After months of simulations and trials on a smaller-scale model while the full-sized model was being built, the Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli Team revealed their new, totally black, AC75 during an official ceremony at their home base in Cagliari, Sardinia.

A busy week in Europe for the America's Cup teams as 48 hours after the Challenger of Record, the British of INEOS Team UK will follow, by launching their first AC75.

With the first America's Cup World Series event in Cagliari just seven months away the heavyweight Challengers from Italy and Great Britain are expected to be seen foiling on their AC75s very soon.

The Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli Team AC75 launch has been streamed live on the team's channels, watch the replay here. To know more about their journey to this important milestone read the full story on the team's website.

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