The AC72 Catamaran

The 72 foot long catamarans that will be competing for the America’s Cup in San Francisco in 2013 are both breathtakingly beautiful and slightly terrifying.  Powered by a towering wing sail and well capable of sailing at the twice the speed of the wind, these high-tech monsters suggest the still untapped potential of sail.  A 3d animated fly-around of the AC72:

The 34th America’s Cup AC72 class rule 3D animation flyaround

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