America's Cup 2017: How to Control a Catamaran

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America's Cup 2017: How to Control a Catamaran

Spectacular maneuvers, hard-fought duels and a dangerous crash: the 35th America's Cup provided plenty of discussion on the first race weekend. The world's best sailors are competing each other in Bermuda on their high-tech catamarans. "Steering an America's Cup boat is a lot like steering a race car!", says Jimmy Spithill, Skipper of ORACLE TEAM USA. And when it comes to foiling, he even describes his role "like a pilot adjusting his ailerons all the time". The defenders of the 35th America's Cup do have a new feature on their steering wheel that none of their opponents has.