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"A Big Beast of
a Boat"

Looks
like these guys have forgotten about suing for one minute, and are getting
on with it…

Defending
America’s Cup champion Alinghi of Switzerland said Thursday it would start
building a multihull yacht for its duel against challenger Oracle of the
United States. Alinghi’s design team coordinator Grant Simmer said "we
are looking at building a big beast of a boat and the loads are off the
scale compared to most of the boats we’ve been involved with."

"Obviously
from a naval architecture point of view this is an extremely fast and
exciting boat," he told a news conference in the Spanish port of
Valencia which hosted the last America’s Cup in July 2007. Read the
story
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