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Re: AC72 - On Foils

Originally Posted by n0w0rries View Post
I bet for the $10M price tag of an AC72 you could get a pretty fast power boat... and you wouldn't need a crew of world class sailors to get it up to speed either.
No doubt. But I'm talking about the technology itself...which always gets cheaper over time (Moore's Law anyone?).

Originally Posted by tdw View Post
Smack .... I doubt very much if that baby is ever going to cross an ocean ...
The AC72 maybe. But this one did a fine job of it...hitting 40+ a couple of times...

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