by Sail-World on 29 Jun 2012
Race Day 1, America’’s Cup World Series, Newport RI ACEA - Photo Gilles Martin-Raget http://photo.americascup.com/
Normally that would not have been a major issue, but the top section extension filled with water and pulled the boat over backwards.
Recovery took over an hour, and the wingsail damage was substantial, over what should have been a relatively simple righting exercise in flat water, with minimal or no damage.
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