Photos of the AC72 Catamarans Racing on the SF Bay

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IMG_0009 IMG_0021 IMG_0032 IMG_0056 IMG_0117 IMG_0148 IMG_0160 IMG_0365 IMG_0372 IMG_0427 IMG_0550 IMG_0607 IMG_0609 IMG_0631 IMG_0636AC72’s can foil which means that they can fly on water using daggerboards and foils on the end of those boards. The boards and foils must hold up 18 tons. They cannot foil under 18 knots. Foiling is like hitting a turbo and boosts their speed 35-40%.
Foiling consists of a 3 part platform.

America’s Cup Races Have Hit the San Francisco Bay

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Been photographing The America’s Cup World Series in San Francisco.
Posted a report on CNN’s iReport website. Link here http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-831801

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