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A little too much wind

I couldn't resist sharing the following video. Last year, ORACLE Racing helmsman Russell Coutts tests the edge of sailing the newest generation America's Cup boat, the AC45. I can't stop watching it.

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hmmm...

maybe a little too much sail?
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I couldn't resist sharing the following video. Last year, ORACLE Racing helmsman Russell Coutts tests the edge of sailing the newest generation America's Cup boat, the AC45. I can't stop watching it.

I can't WAIT to see them do that on a 70' version! Appeared to be surprisingly little damage for such a monster crash.

Shouldn't it burst into flames or something? It is called "Crash & BURN" after all.
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This is no doubt going to be an interesting AC.
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