Oracle Team USA’s Amazing Defense In The 34th America’s Cup

This article from, The Economist, discusses the amazing comeback and win by Oracle Team USA in the recent America’s Cup

The article begins…

“BY SOME measure, it was the most spectacular match-sailing series ever and one of the greatest sporting comebacks in history. Down by 8-1 a week earlier Oracle Team USA’s defence of the 34th America’s Cup against Emirates Team New Zealand in San Francisco bay had looked all but over. Yet on September 25th Oracle led the Kiwis by 44 seconds to the line to win by 9-8 to hold on to the “auld mug”. How did Oracle turn disaster into triumph? Did the team simply learn to sail the complex boat better or was it technology that came to its rescue?”

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