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Re: Had a chance to sail on an America's Cup (2005 vintage) boat

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Originally Posted by primerate84 View Post
Wow, what a great experience. I long for the days when the America's Cup was sailed with monohulls. I just don't like drag racing catamarans with fixed wing sails.
Amen to that... just can't generate the interest anymore. Even though the monohull campaigns were far removed for the averagemans' sailing style, watching it was somewhat relevant to our beer can races..
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