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America's Cup: Oracle Team USA capsize - frame by frame
Fri, 26 Oct 2012
Erik Simonson of www.pressure-drop.us has compiled this complete sequence of events from October 16 2012 on San Francisco Bay as Oracle Racing's US 17 become the first AC72' to capsize.
She had to contend with the huge ebb as the current pulled apart the wing, panel by panel and escorts the stricken vessel west, outside the Golden Gate and out to sea.
View this video frame by frame, in high definition setting, to see exactly what did happen that fateful day.
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by Erik Simonson