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Planet Sail Episode 24: The Capsize Club

by Matt Sheahan 10 Feb 2023 09:36 PST
Planet Sail Episode 24: The Capsize Club © PlanetSail

Five of the six teams that will take part in the next America's Cup cycle have been out testing and training. Two of them have been for a swim, one have been in the drink twice where their second capsize turned out to be pretty serious. Matt Sheahan reports on this and other news from the America's Cup.

Plus, The Ocean Race fleet got battering on the opening leg of the round the world race. We also report on a brand new foiling machine that anyone can fly along with more news from the world's biggest boat show, Boot Dusseldorf.

00:00 Intro
00:46 The capsize club - Americas Cup news
09:12 The Ocean Race - Leg 1
10:54 Docktalk Part 1
16:23 Vortex Pod Racer
28:18 Dusseldorf news
30:10 Club Swan 43
31:33 Swan 48mkII
32:00 Swan 55
32:24 Phil Sharp IMOCA Oceans Lab announcement
37:33 Spindrift / Sails of Change update
38:18 Docktalk Part 2
41:28 Jeanneau Sun Fast 30OD news

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