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      10-04-2009, 06:34 PM   #1
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BMWOracle Amreica's Cup 90' trimaran

This boat is friggin' frightening! 130,000 design/buiuld hours so far. Makes F1 racing look like a hobby.

http://bmworacleracing.com/en/index....&track.type=hn

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Yep - thats pretty sick! Love the photo on the home page!
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Yep - thats pretty sick! Love the photo on the home page!
I wonder how much horsepaower 12,700 square feet of sail can generate? And to be piloting 25 feet off the water.
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I wonder how much horsepaower 12,700 square feet of sail can generate? And to be piloting 25 feet off the water.

That is just an insanely huge sail - I would imagine for a lay person onboard (not even piloting) it would be pretty overwhelming. And to be piloting 25 ft off the water Would love to go for a ride!
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