30 Aug '13, 6pm

At America's Cup #AugmentedReality is making sailboat racing a thrilling spectator sport

To begin with, consider the boats chosen for the competition: They are 22-meter (72-foot) catamarans, the highest-performance, most technology-laden, most innovative boats ever sailed in the America’s Cup. They can reach speeds of about 45 knots, and each one costs about US $8 million—a price tag that has kept the field of challengers unusually small. The boats are built largely from carbon fiber, a material more common in aircraft than in yachts. The designers eschewed the usual fabric mainsails for “wing masts,” which are stiff structures shaped like airplane wings. The controversy over these boats, which sacrifice some stability for speed, came to a head last May, when a veteran British sailor from Sweden’s Artemis Racing team was killed after his boat “pitch-poled”—that is, it flipped end over end—and suffered a structural failure during a training run. The accident fo...

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