Mar 23, 2016
Artemis & Oracle training @Bermuda: 'Crossroads' close call...
A good demonstration of what AC sailors are facing racing these great & extreme AC45 Turbo Foiling weapons.
Source and Full story at oracle-team-usa.americascup.com/en/news/176_Splashdown-Quick-reflexes-and-razor-sharp-reaction-the-key.html
....."At these speeds, your reaction time is reduced, but it is the same reaction. You have to know what the plays are before you get into the situation. You know what your play is and what their counter-play is, so when you see they aren't on their normal play, you are ready to make a quick adjustment."
At closing speeds upwards of 50 knots, it better be quick.