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Re: 35th America's Cup [Re: David Parker] #287308
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NZL takes the first race. Score is now 0-0, first to 7 wins the cup.

Mike

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Re: 35th America's Cup [Re: David Parker] #287309
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Home is where the harness is.....
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Home is where the harness is.....
Here's a question.... Why was Philippe Presti wearing a Zhik trap harness?

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Re: 35th America's Cup [Re: David Parker] #287310
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Weird... Kenny doing only the post-race, on-water interviews again.

Mike

Re: 35th America's Cup [Re: David Parker] #287311
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BTW, it's awesome that we've graduated to full NBC (not just the SN channel).

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Re: 35th America's Cup [Re: David Parker] #287312
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NZ very fast in light air, only Achilles heel appears to be not enough hydraulic reserve to do consecutive jibes. Spithill needs to win the start. Damon, I'm watching on NBC, not NBCSN.

Re: 35th America's Cup [Re: David Parker] #287313
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Ugh!!!!! They ran ads over the entry again. Wwwwwwttttttttffffffffffff????!!!!

Mike

Re: 35th America's Cup [Re: David Parker] #287314
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Spithill screwed himself again at the line, behind and slow this time. WOW.

Mike

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Oracle loses start again, 5 sec deficit at 1st mark.

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NZL going much better than USA in the light air, much better first gybe and angle into the gate. USA going to split at the gate, but are WAY out of this early.

Mike

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USA slight gain out of the gate, but NZL tacking onto loose cover. Very smart.

Mike

Re: 35th America's Cup [Re: David Parker] #287318
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Either Oracle is sandbagging, experimenting with set up, or something, but they are much slower on all points of sail.


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Wow, incredibly fast foiling tack by NZL, USA in floater mode...

Mike

Re: 35th America's Cup [Re: David Parker] #287320
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Down 900 meters on the 4th leg is an a** whoppin'


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Re: 35th America's Cup [Re: David Parker] #287321
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I'm lovin' the Pelican cam an the drone live feed!


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Re: 35th America's Cup [Re: David Parker] #287322
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"There is no second..."

Yikes.

Mike

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Bring on 30 knots, please!

Mike

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Spectator boats are nice and close.

Mike

Re: 35th America's Cup [Re: David Parker] #287325
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Oracle back in it? Wow


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Re: 35th America's Cup [Re: David Parker] #287326
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Wow, USA clawed back on leg 5 upwind!!!

USA protests at the windward gate, no penalty.

USA just totally pooched the gybe. I can't take much more of this!!!

Mike

Re: 35th America's Cup [Re: David Parker] #287327
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They lost nearly 300 meters on the blown gybe at the start of the final run. Pretty much game over.

Mike

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