America’s Cup Explained
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Watch this 1 minute video and take the confusion out of the 35th America’s Cup and its Bermuda based venue. Fly from outer space to the Atlantic island of Bermuda, have the windward/leeward race course explained, pass over the staging area and spectator viewing points. If you cannot make it to see the action live, you will be able to catch the racing on tv and the America’s Cup internet channels.
The boats, their giant solid wingmasts and soft sails are almost identical. The difference will be the hydraulics, their human actuation and system’s layout. Tactics and teamwork as well as who can keep these cats foiling in tacks and gybes will be the key in winning this 35th edition of one of the oldest sporting events in history.