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Images of BMW Oracle Racing's relaunched trimaran with her new wave piercing bows
In San Diego BMW Oracle Racing have relaunched their trimaran with a few new features. Most evident are the wave piercing, Dreadnought-style bows, as Alinghi have on their cat. We wonder if the orientation of the beams and hulls hasn't changed. Could it be that at rest both of her floats are now in the water to get around the problem of how one measures load carrying waterline beam (in accordance with the Deed of Gift). Perhaps most amazing about the boat is the size of its flat top mainsail - which we reckon must be the biggest ever built (see page 2... If anyone has any other interesting observations to make about this please feel free to email us at batmail@thedailysail.com12345678next ›last »