It was very nearly a blowout but the Americans came back. When I checked to see today how we were doing in the America's Cup it could have been all over. The Kiwis need to win just one more race to win.
The AC45 catamarans, like this one operated by Oracle Racing, can move three times as fast as the available wind.
Photo: Acea/Gilles Martin-Ragut
These boats can move out at 50 miles per hour and due to a design flaw, there are no brakes.