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Photo Shows AC75 Flying Out of Control

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With coronavirus restrictions easing, the America’s Cup contenders have returned to practice in their AC75s, but if you thought it was all fun and games, the latest photo released by the Luna Rossa team reveals that these boats are not for the faint of heart.

Practicing a jibe in just 15 knots of wind, the Luna Rossa crew got caught off guard when the stern stopped being supported by the rudder and the bow started aiming for the stars.

Fortunately, the boat did not capsize and returned to proper form, but the crew acknowledges that they were “shocked.”

You can read more about it in The New Zealand Herald.

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