Sunday, February 14, 2010

American Billionaire Larry Ellison wins America's Cup...

The boat was built in little ole Anacortes, effort reported to have cost $200 million..!

She is a 114 footer with a 223 ft mast..called a "sailing wing", which can power the boat at 3-times the wind speed...not shown in the picture below, they did their testing with conventional sails, not tipping their hand as to what they were actually bringing to the race... :)

TAKE THAT that ya old Swiss billionaire that lost the race !

American software tycoon Larry Ellison won the America’s Cup yacht race in the Mediterranean Sunday 2/14/2010, defeating the defending champion Alinghi of Switzerland.

The boat was built in little ole Anacortes, Washington

This is Larry's (net worth $27 billion) little personal pleasure boat below...452-foot "Raising Sun"..$200 million construction cost.

Check out the details and additional pictures here:

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