AMER­ICA’S CUP CHAMP CAPSIZES

Cape Breton Post - - Sports -

Two-time Amer­ica’s Cup cham­pion Or­a­cle Team USA cap­sized its 50-foot cata­ma­ran dur­ing a prac­tice ses­sion Wed­nes­day on the Great Sound. The team said there were no in­juries and that dam­age ap­peared to be limited. With help from sup­port boats, the cata­ma­ran was righted just three minute af­ter rolling over onto its port hull. It was Or­a­cle’s sec­ond cap­size in a month. The Amer­ica’s Cup tri­als be­gin May 26. The 35th Amer­ica’s Cup match be­gins June 17 be­tween Or­a­cle and the win­ner of the chal­lenger se­ries.

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