US? BMW-ORACLE Racing wins 33rd America?s Cup
With a maximum speed of almost 38 mph, nothing can sail as fast as the BMW-Oracle Trimaran. The BMW ORACLE Racing team won the 33rd America?s Cup, dethroning Swiss holder Alinghi. The challenger?s spectacular Trimaran ?USA 17?, with its futuristic 68-metre wing sail, defeated the catamaran ?Alinghi 5? in the waters off Valencia on the second day to record the decisive second win. The best-of-three match ended 2-0 in favor of the US crew of owner Larry Ellison. This Deed of Gift series saw the holder and challenger go head-to-head in a straight duel.