Team Oracle USA capsized during Fleet Race 5 in the America's Cup World Series in San Francisco. In the incredible video below, you can see the crew members scrambling to take hold of anything to prevent plummeting 25 feet into the boat or water.
No one was injured, but the boat was forced out of the race. The team rebounded to finish second in the second fleet race. Spithill also led his crew to the Match Race championship.
“It was a bit of an eventful day for us, with the swim in the first race,” said Spithill. “I was really proud of the lads and our shore crew, our support team. They righted the boat and we got back into second race and got a second place. I’m very impressed with the team.”
The team returns to the water on Sunday to vie for the Fleet Racing trophy. The action will be televised on NBC at 4:30 p.m. EST.
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