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Re: Another America’s Cup entry destroyed

The AC race course is pretty narrow and given the tacking angles of the 72s, I think it will be one heck of a tacking duel both windward and leeward. Word on the Bay is Oracle is faster flat out foiling but Emirates is more “nimble”, faster in tacking and coming up on foil. Neither boat has a clear cut advantage over the other. Given the number of lead changes during the 45’s races, I think this series will be a nail biter up until the final finish.

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