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Old 12 February 2010, 14:38   #1
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America' Cup match racing

In February 2010, BMW ORACLE Racing is facing Defender Alinghi in the 33rd Americaís Cup Match racing.
The first race was today and the web site has some great images and vids of the racing, these are truly remarkebly racing machines especially if you aso enjoy yachting

and race vids
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Old 12 February 2010, 17:47   #2
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Was watching the first race this afternoon, and Oracle pretty much showed Alinghi up.

They may have had one of the three largest gennakers in the world, but that rigid wing sail pretty much took the race by storm

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Old 15 February 2010, 02:54   #3
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Turned out to be a bit of a one horse race really - after all of the legal crap the racing was a bit of a let down!
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When a boat looks that good who needs tubes!!!
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