AC75 Test Boat “T5” Just Released

INEOS TEAM UK the British Team in the 36th America’s Cup race has created a small scale test boat called T5. Pictures of T5 were released on August 31.

America’s Cup dates

  • September 28, 2017: 36th America’s Cup Protocol released
  • November 30, 2017: AC75 Class concepts released to key stakeholders
  • January 1, 2018: Entries for Challengers open
  • March 31, 2018: AC75 Class Rule published
  • June 30, 2018: Entries for Challengers close
  • August 31, 2018: Location of the America’s Cup Match and The PRADA Cup confirmed
  • August 31, 2018: Specific race course area confirmed
  • November 30, 2018: Late entries deadline
  • March 31, 2019: Boat 1 can be launched
  • 2019: 2 x America’s Cup World Series Preliminary Events
  • February 1, 2020: Boat 2 can be launched
  • During 2020: 3 x America’s Cup World Series Preliminary Events
  • December 10-20, 2020: America’s Cup Christmas Race
  • January and February 2021: The PRADA Cup Challenger Selection Series
  • March 2021: The America’s Cup Match

Click here to read the AC75 class rules!

2021 America’s Cup Rules

  1. No cyclors
  2. AC boats are monohauls
  3. Limitations on number of components built (hulls, masts, foils and sails)
  4. Foil arms and canting system are supplied as well as all-standing rigging
  5. Each boat is allowed to have 10 mainsails and 29 jibs
  6. 8 battens per main jib
  7. Crew size is restricted to 11
  8. No female crew quota
  9. Crew must average 90 kg and max weight is 990 kg
  10. The mast is a one design spar

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