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post #29 of Old 05-10-2013
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Re: Another America’s Cup entry destroyed

Originally Posted by Faster View Post
Not the sole reason, certainly, but I believe it was a factor - psychologically even, if not pure performance. Obviously the boats were very close or it would have been a sweep.

In any event the AC has never been a 'pure one-design' situation by the normal definition..
Yes ok, but the phsycological part is for me a fair part about being "the best crew"

But I agree it was never a pure one design event, but it pushed some interesting innovation, maybe it still does. I am just not being thrilled by the whole "crazy-cat" thing these days.
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