01 November 2016

America's Cup, SoftBank Team Japan, Foiling Tack, Sailing Videos

America's Cup SoftBank Team Japan bounces back after accident:

Following a training accident which resulted in a dramatic wing breakage, SoftBank Team Japan's shore crew was hard at work repairing the damage. In an impressive 2 days the shore crew had the team back out on the water, and gained valuable experience which will serve them well during America's Cup racing next year. Video above published Oct 31, 2016

SoftBank Team Japan: First Foiling Tack:

The first foiling tack by SoftBank Team Japan back on April 19th, 2016. Long regarded as the “Holy Grail” of the America’s Cup, the maneuver has been the last significant barrier preventing America’s Cup teams from hypothetically foiling around an entire racecourse – a feat that if proven could potentially define the outcome of the 2017 America’s Cup. Video above published Aug 25, 2016

Get to Know: SoftBank Team Japan:

Video above published Oct 24, 2016

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