29 May 2013

America's Cup Teams Foiling on San Francisco Bay (videos)



America's Cup Teams Foiling on San Francisco Bay, May 24 2013:
Emirates Team New Zealand
Luna Rossa Challenge 2013 ~ 03:00
Oracle Team USA ~ 04:46
Playlist: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=...
Official Site: http://www.americascup.com/
Taken handheld in Full HD (1080p) with a Panasonic DMC-FZ150
from shore between St Francis and Golder Gate yacht clubs


In San Francisco and Less than 10 hours after a no-sailing recommendation period expired, it is back to business in the America's Cup. (May 24)

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