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)
1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"
".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)