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Old 05-11-2013
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Re: Another America’s Cup entry destroyed

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Originally Posted by smackdaddy View Post
I agree with you. And, apparently, so does Coutts. It was too much too soon. Maybe going down to a 60? I don't know. But I do love that they are creating/driving boats that can foil at 40+ knots. THAT IS COOL!
We had the 45s in Newport this past summer. Very cool, although, they wrecked one of them too.

The wing is pretty cool in general and an outstanding advancement in technology. However, would you sail one to Bermuda? They need to figure out how to tame it.
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