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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.

I, myself, personally intend to continue being outspoken and opinionated, intolerant of all fanatics, fools and ignoramuses, deeply suspicious of all those who have "found the answer" and on my bad days, downright rude.
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This is no doubt going to be an interesting AC.

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