Shirley Robertson talks AC75s with Design leaders from each of the four America's Cup Teams

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Shirley Robertson talks AC75s with Design leaders from each of the four America's Cup Teams

Post by AYRS Secretary » Fri Mar 06, 2020 12:21 pm

The countdown to the 36th America's Cup is very much on, so with the first World Series event rapidly approaching, Shirley Robertson sits down with the four design leaders from each of the four America's Cup teams. The result is a two part podcast that delves deep into the design and build challenges of the new America's Cup Class, the AC75.
From the Defender, Emirates Team New Zealand, Robertson talks to Dan Bernasconi, who as the Defender's Chief of Design, played a key role in coming up with the design parameters around the new AC75 Class. With all four teams now having launched and sailed their first iterations of his vision, he's pleased to see how well the Class is shaping up.
The opening segment of this two part design podcast sees the four discuss the initial design brief, as well as revealing their thoughts on what they've seen of each AC75 to date. They examine the reasons for the differences in hull design between the four boats, as well as discussing just how big a design project the AC75 is. From American Magic, Marcelino Botin shares what were his initial thoughts on the AC75…:

Shirley Robertson's Sailing Podcast is available to listen to via the podcast page of Shirley's own website, at www.shirleyrobertson.com/podcast or via most popular podcast outlets, including iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcast and aCast. The podcast is produced and written by Tim Butt - for further enquiries, please contact podcast@shirleyrobertson.com
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