Photo: Gilles Martin-Raget

“When asked whether the new multi hull was a handful in 25 knots, Oracle Racing Skipper Jummy Spithill’s enthusiasm spilled over, “It’s awesome mate! I think we’ll be able to race these in 30 knots and it will be a handful. Who knows, maybe there will be a few boats who will be right on the edge and perhaps someone will capsize one, but look, that’s what I think the sport is all about, it needs to have that element of risk…”

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