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Sailing : a new capsize in the preparations of the America’s Cup

Sailing : a new capsize in the preparations of the America’s Cup

And two. The american boat, Oracle Team USA, has yet capsized, Wednesday, may 10, in the bay of the Great Sound in Bermuda. There are exactly a month ago, we reported a series of capsize which were victim of the competitors of the next America’s Cup, who are training in the island of boxer shorts for the first regatta (beginning may 27).

The incident took place at the time the crew was preparing for the jibe at a brisk pace. Just after the manoeuvre, the AC 50 u.s. began to shift, pushed by the centrifugal force. Past 120°, the catamaran was on the point of no return, and pushed by a breeze of 15-18 knots, is lying on the float port.

The same video for another perspective :

Always the same incident from the point of view of Oracle Team USA, but this time with a view inside and the resalage catamaran us.

no one on board was injured in the incident, according to the team american, which is expressed on Facebook and almost no technical glitch has been reported. However, Philippe Presti, coach of the French team american breathed on his page :

Here we go again… Getting it back up very fast now.

Published by Philippe Presti on Wednesday may 10, 2017

Has a little more than 10 days of its entry in the face of Groupama Team France, Franck Cammas, the episode of what the exasperate.


The scene was filmed by two people including Jason Smith (MyislandhomeBDA). Apparently, an inhabitant of Bermuda, Jason has spent many hours filming and observing the competitors of the next America’s Cup. And without this passion, none of the videos we have been able to resume on this blog would not have seen the light of day. If you want to help them to continue to be the eye prying of this Cup, click here.

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