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post #13 of Old 10-17-2012
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Re: Team Oracle Boat Capsizes

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Originally Posted by smackdaddy View Post
I put a video of the capsize up in the AC72 thread in the Racing section. She was foiling - but as the leeward hull lifted onto the foil, the windward bow sagged down, eventually digging in which brought the leeward hull down and under.

Lots of talk about the design being wrong - allowing too much twist between the hulls.
Hey Smack,
Now you don't have to feel so bad about your "cat".
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