America’s Cup: Why the ACC is bow down:
Oracle Team USA crew member Tom Slingsby? explains why there is a bow-down attitude of their America’s Cup Class boat. Video by John von Seeburg and Mike Herbener (Oracle Team USA) published on Apr 18, 2017.
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Where Is It Now?:
It was the boat that powered one of the greatest comebacks in sporting history and soon you can visit it at The Mariners’ Museum and Park in Newport News, Virginia.
“USA 17” was Oracle Team USA’s AC72 catamaran that raced in the 2013 America’s Cup in San Francisco. With the defending champion on the ropes, down 1-8 and facing match point, the team turned it around and won eight consecutive races to win the America’s Cup over Team New Zealand 9-8.
“This AC72 represents the pinnacle of America’s Cup – and American – technology and innovation at the time,” says Oracle Team USA skipper Jimmy Spithill…
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