VIDEO: Learning its limits

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Gunboat uses cutting-edge design and technology in its North Carolina plant to build some of the best sailing catamarans in the world.

The new Gunboat G4 series promises big-boat sophisticated racing capabilities packed into a 40-foot cat. But new boats need sea trials, so the team pushed the first Gunboat G4 to its absolute limit in recent testing during the Les Voiles de Saint-Barth.

And then they pushed it over the limit.

The G4, with its T-foil rudders, L-foil daggerboards and all-carbon construction, is a fine-tuned sailing machine that surely will challenge larger boats on the racecourse.

But for now, take another look at the capsize — this time from the crew’s perspective.