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AC45

12 built between 2010 and 2011

Builder
Oracle Racing Team
Designer
Oracle Racing Team
Hull Type
Catamaran Twin Dbrd.
Construction
Composite

Dimensions

LOA
44.13 ft13.45 m
LWL
Beam
22.64 ft6.90 m
Draft
8.86 ft2.70 m
Displacement
3,086 lb1,400 kg
Ballast
Ballast Type
?

Rig and sails

Type
Wing (multi element)
Reported Sail Area
1,431.00 ft2132.94 m2
Total Sail Area

Mainsail

Sail Area
P
E
Mast Height
?

Foresail

Sail Area
I
J
Est. Forestay Len.

Mizzen

PY
EY

Spinnaker

SPL/TPS
ISP

Calculations

Sail Area/Displacement
108.3
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
Ultralight
Comfort Ratio
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening Formula
6.23
better suited for coastal cruising

Auxilary Power

Make
Model
?
Type
?
HP
?
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?

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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