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Thought I'd open a page for this still distant event with renderings of the new Foiling Mono Hull yachts that will be used. This was chosen because the seaway in Auckland's inner habour would've made the multi-hull cats difficult to handle in what can be difficult wind conditions. Grant Dalton said it was possible to have the multi-hull cats but they would be too far off shore for spectators to witness. The foiling mono-hulls can get up to considerable speed and can be even more scary to handle. They can also handle the Auckland inner habour seaway and wind conditions...And fans can watch from the shore. Here's a graphic... https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.tvnz.co.nz%2Fone-news%2Fnew-zealand%2Fhosting-americas-cup-could-bring-1-billion-nz-economy&h=ATNhuNPEaZUptV3RLQvXHtmMroyWC2X03evXxUdC3YmGYIl3v7IlcF-cUA3h-GjItYcM7R2Tz79d3kBKdpCdpyOkhPmuRisVHPm8NbRUQx-dmW8pTAFpbEx6rWKAKjkJDrjCpE9rdCniTvUcxRyAc-H-87ZzxlsOcGy0OoEMGMJl_Q0IAyCvqHybxjwFU9Igam1x9ehRrx03GllLE1uzrgZHEtP2I28nl9qtQg4yZ9au_1LeWyI2V0OofgRupJ0BwEEoKT7o9GeN5EBDiVU4Lse-_gFc