As Team New Zealand gears up to do battle, see this slideshow of the design and technology being used

Cameras, computers, underwater probes and fibre optic cables?.

To get some idea of the forces involved in driving the America’s Cup class boats and the technology being used to harness them, have a look at these slides from Emirates Team New Zealand’s design co-ordinator Andy Claughton, which I’ve annotated with quotes from a talk he gave a couple of weeks ago.