Random Things Aaron Likes – the new BMW Oracle Sailboat

Take a look at this massive tri-maran that Larry Ellison’s BMW Oracle Racing has assembled for a possible assault on the Americas Cup. Photos don’t quite give the true impression of how massive this boat is or how fast it can go. If you measure all the way across, it measures 90ft x 90ft. They’ve already got it past 30 knots (about 40mph) and expect it can go even faster. How cool is this thing? More photos follow.

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2 thoughts on “Random Things Aaron Likes – the new BMW Oracle Sailboat

  1. Wow, that is magnificent. The helmsman has to be 10 feet in the air when it’s up on a single hull…looks like he has a gymballed cage on each rear strut.

    That is just an incredible piece of equipment.

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