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sail
02-14-2010, 05:08 PM
Oracle brings the Cup back home to San Francisco's Golden Gate Yacht Club. These boats are something else:

https://www.americascup.com/en/regate/regarder-la-course/show.php

DNK
02-14-2010, 05:16 PM
I am very disappointed. I am a big fan when it is on the tele. saw a couple of SMALL news stories about the court battle. Didn't have a clue what it was about and I didn't see any thing if it was televised.
Guess I am gonna have to wait for the Comcast On Demand replay

sail
02-14-2010, 05:25 PM
I had heard nothing and was suprised it was going on. If you hit medium on the link you can see & hear video without downloading anything.
Maybe next time they will sail real boats on windy SF Bay.

ecurie_ecosse
02-14-2010, 06:26 PM
They whole thing was held up by the weather on the first day.
I can't see how that could be consider a competition with just two boats. Which were considerably different,a trimaran(Oracle) and a catamaran (Alinghi).
And I too would like to see real sailboats from all over the world competing in future.

Oracle's sail was like a huge wing.

Stuart. :cheers:

bgbassplyr
02-14-2010, 06:36 PM
WOW. The most amazing boats I think I have ever seen. Also had not heard anything about the race.

ecurie_ecosse
02-14-2010, 06:56 PM
That's what you can do,when money is no object. :thumbsup:
I hread about the race in a New Zealand news bulletin.

Stuart. :cheers: