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America's Cup: Images of the AC45 wipeout at Golden Gate Bridge

'ORACLE Racing technical shakedown in San Francisco bay.'    ACEA - Photo Gilles Martin-Raget ©    Click Here to view large photo

Further to yesterday's spectacular images and video of Oracle Racing's Russell 'Crash' Coutts having a very near miss on the second day of sailing on San Francisco Bay, more photos have been released of the same very spectacular incident.

And maybe the film helicopter is the real villain of the piece - with its downdraft.

Oracle Racing technical shakedown - downwind near Golden Gate Bridge -  ACEA - Photo Gilles Martin-Raget?nid=84684_©   Click Here to view large photo


Oracle Sailing AC45 first trials in the bay -  ACEA - Photo Gilles Martin-Raget?nid=84684_©   Click Here to view large photo


Oracle Sailing AC45 first trials in the bay -  ACEA - Photo Gilles Martin-Raget?nid=84684_©   Click Here to view large photo


Oracle Sailing AC45 first trials in the bay -  ACEA - Photo Gilles Martin-Raget?nid=84684_©   Click Here to view large photo


Oracle Sailing AC45 first trials in the bay -  ACEA - Photo Gilles Martin-Raget?nid=84684_©   Click Here to view large photo


Oracle Sailing AC45 first trials in the bay -  ACEA - Photo Gilles Martin-Raget?nid=84684_©   Click Here to view large photo




Oracle Sailing AC45 first trials in the bay -  ACEA - Photo Gilles Martin-Raget?nid=84684_©   Click Here to view large photo





by Gilles Martin-Raget

  

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