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Another confirmation of the AC75's reliability was the case that took place in early September with the American Magic team in New Zealand's Auckland. American Defiant overturned during training, but was placed on the keel within minutes with the help of a support vessel, after which the team quietly continued to prepare for the competition. The Christmas Cup is scheduled for
Unfortunately, neither video nor photos of this latest incident have been published. However, something like this has happened to American Magic before, when the team was training on a reduced prototype AC75 - AM38. That time, according to the crew, the power of impact was such that catamarans for the America's Cup of «past» years couldn't withstand it.
The British from the INEOS Team were the first to feel the AC75 burying its nose in the water. This case took place back in January 2020 in Sardinia.
How quickly the AC75 can be returned to the keel can be seen in the shooting of the crash of the New Zealand Te Aihe in December 2019. It took the support team only 4.5 minutes for the crew to continue training. By comparison, in 2017 the AC50 returned to its working position after the Emirates Team New Zeland coup d'etat took 40 minutes.
To date, the only case where the AC75 has been really badly damaged is the situation that the Italian Luna Rossa was in in January 2020.
Then the boat was left without a mast. In addition, the