America's Cup - Ouch ... AC50 style - Video
by Sail-World.com NZL on 18 Mar
Land Rover BAR's re-entry to their marina in the Royal Dockyard in Bermuda does not appear to have gone has planned on Friday.
Land Rover BAR's AC50 launch - their movable dock can be seen in the background Austin Wong | ACEA
In this clip the British America's Cup team appear to cop a gust a the wrong moment from the wrong direction and accelerate as they should be slowing down. Turn your audio to hear the crunch.
Fortunately they have a mobile dock (designed to rotate so the AC50 can be turned into the wind) and that absorbed much of the impact. Also the AC50's have removable/replaceable bow sections to cop with mishaps like this.
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