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Besides Spithill's crash, all went well on SF bay

'Team China sprays everyone - ACWS San Francisco'    Chuck Lantz    Click Here to view large photo

Judging from all the images of what was probably the most-photographed capsize in sailing history, one might think the day was a total disaster. Not so.

The rest of the fleet, and eventually, Spithill himself, had a great series of races. Here are some images of the non-crash variety from Chuck Lantz, who was shooting from a windward gate mark boat.

The final races just beat the sunset, barely. - ACWS San Francisco -  Chuck Lantz   Click Here to view large photo

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Ben Ainslie Racing - ACWS San Francisco -  Chuck Lantz   Click Here to view large photo

The Blue Angels put on their usual spectacular show - ACWS San Francisco -  Chuck Lantz   Click Here to view large photo

Sweden's Artemis - ACWS San Francisco -  Chuck Lantz   Click Here to view large photo

France's Energy team, with the Golden Gate bridge in the background - ACWS San Francisco -  Chuck Lantz   Click Here to view large photo


Ainslie's BAR 'cat, with Crissy Field in the background - ACWS San Francisco -  Chuck Lantz   Click Here to view large photo

Ben Ainslie's rapid climb to the top of the fleet has been the surprise of the ACWS - ACWS San Francisco -  Chuck Lantz   Click Here to view large photo

Artenis rounds the windward gate - ACWS San Francisco -  Chuck Lantz   Click Here to view large photo

Artenis Racing - ACWS San Francisco -  Chuck Lantz   Click Here to view large photo


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