Originally Posted by SunDeck
I own two sailboats, watched a couple early races. The US tactics early were kind of perplexing, tacking into the current around the second mark a couple times and giving up their lead. Glad to see them even it up.
I do miss the mono hulls, but the sight of a 40 knot sailboat sure is thrilling.
I grew up sailing and I think I'd have to go through NASA training to figure out how to make that thing move. I can't image going 40-50knts over the water.