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Re: Do you believe in miracles???

Seems when conditions are even, both boats in clear air Oracle is often 2-3 knots faster.. they also spend a lot more time on the foils upwind, by the look of it. That's a hard combo to beat.

USA brimming with confidence now. It's hard to imagine yet another reversal of fortunes... (sigh)


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