Americas Cup Winning Boat Arrives at Oracle HQ

UPDATE: Check out this post for a time lapse video of the boat being installed over the weekend.
https://davidhaimes.wordpress.com/2014/05/13/americas-cup-boat-installation-time-lapse-video/

On May 20th 2008, I arrived at work and was surprised to see an Americas cup yacht as I looked out from my office window and posted pictures to this blog.  This weekend, almost 6 years later to the day, we had a new boat arrive to live on the lake and this time I was ready because preparations have been going on for a while.  I popped into the office on Saturday to see how it was looking and it was looking, well it was looking very big.  These multi hulled machines are amazing pieces engineering and seeing one so close is pretty cool.  Take a look below at the old boat and the new one viewed from the same office and you will get an idea of the difference in size.  More pictures to come soon…

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2 Responses

  1. David, I would love to have the old boat? I could sail it on the Westeinder Plassen near my home in Aalsmeer the Netherlands :-)

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  2. Berry,
    Maybe you get a one way ticket here and sail it back to the Netherlands.

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