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France's Team Energy dodges a bullet on Day 2 of Fleet Racing

'Energy digs in ... - ACWS San Francisco'    Chuck Lantz    Click Here to view large photo

France's 'Team Energy' America's Cup World Series AC45 class catamaran just barely escapes a capsize at the windward mark in fleet racing action on San Francisco bay. Photos by Chuck Lantz

France’s Energy team approaches the windward gate - ACWS San Francisco -  Chuck Lantz   Click Here to view large photo

The bows begin to dig in ... - ACWS San Francisco -  Chuck Lantz   Click Here to view large photo

... and keep digging ... - ACWS San Francisco -  Chuck Lantz   Click Here to view large photo


How do you say 'oh, hell' in French? - ACWS San Francisco -  Chuck Lantz   Click Here to view large photo

Finally, gravity overcomes leverage, and things get less wild. - ACWS San Francisco -  Chuck Lantz   Click Here to view large photo

The team regains control. - ACWS San Francisco -  Chuck Lantz   Click Here to view large photo

And off they go. - ACWS San Francisco -  Chuck Lantz   Click Here to view large photo


by Chuck Lantz

  

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