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BMW Oracle Trimaran in Valencia

January 24th, 2010

The BMW Oracle Trimaran has sailed in Valencia.  And up to 4 times the speed of the wind at that!

Huge rig canted to windward

Huge rig canted to windward

Arguments still abound over just about every aspect of this race, but it will all be academic if these boats dont make it round the track, and that must be on the minds of some of the participants.

Who needs wind?

Who needs wind?

What is clear is that this boat does not need much wind to strut its stuff.  There is an excellent video of the boat on The Daily Sail – you will need to subscribe but its worth a look.

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