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America's Cup: Oracle Team USA's AC 72 has first sail + Video    
Sat, 1 Sep 2012


The initial commissioning for Oracle Team USA's AC 72 and the testing process was started with the boat displaying an early demonstration of its performance potential.

After two hours, the session was stopped due to a daggerboard failure in the starboard hull.

Boat and crew returned safely to the team’s Pier 80 base.

The team says it is now assessing its options to resume testing as soon as possible.

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For more images ans a short report from Pressure-Drop.US who were on the water during the test sail click here

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