Oracle AC 45’s Practice

The ORACLE Racing AC45 catamarans practice near the Golden Gate Bridge on February 21, 2012 in San Francisco, California. The AC45 is the forerunner to the AC72, which teams will race in the Louis Vuitton Cup and America's Cup finals in 2013 in San Francisco. The AC45 will be featured at the America's Cup World Series.   (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Oracle AC 45's Practice
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 21: (EDITORS NOTE: Image has been converted to black and white.) The ORACLE Racing AC45 catamarans practice near the Golden Gate Bridge on February 21, 2012 in San Francisco, California. The AC45 is the forerunner to the AC72, which teams will race in the Louis Vuitton Cup and America's Cup finals in 2013 in San Francisco. The AC45 will be featured at the America's Cup World Series. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
The ORACLE Racing AC45 catamarans practice near the Golden Gate Bridge on February 21, 2012 in San Francisco, California. The AC45 is the forerunner to the AC72, which teams will race in the Louis Vuitton Cup and America's Cup finals in 2013 in San Francisco. The AC45 will be featured at the America's Cup World Series. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Oracle AC 45's Practice
Oracle AC 45's Practice
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 21: A ORACLE Racing AC45 is lowered into the water at the team headquarters on February 21, 2012 in San Francisco, California. The AC45 is the forerunner to the AC72, which teams will race in the Louis Vuitton Cup and America's Cup finals in 2013 in San Francisco. The AC45 will be featured at the America's Cup World Series. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Oracle AC 45's Practice
Oracle AC 45's Practice
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 21: A member of the ORACLE Racing team works on a mast at ORACLE Racing team headquarters on February 21, 2012 in San Francisco, California. The AC45 is the forerunner to the AC72, which teams will race in the Louis Vuitton Cup and America's Cup finals in 2013 in San Francisco. The AC45 will be featured at the America's Cup World Series. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Oracle AC 45's Practice
Oracle AC 45's Practice
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 21: ORACLE Racing CEO Russell Coutts (L) and skipper James Spithill speak at a press conference at ORACLE Racing team headquarters on February 21, 2012 in San Francisco, California. The AC45 is the forerunner to the AC72, which teams will race in the Louis Vuitton Cup and America's Cup finals in 2013 in San Francisco. The AC45 will be featured at the America's Cup World Series. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Oracle AC 45's Practice
Oracle AC 45's Practice
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 21: ORACLE Racing skipper James Spithill speaks at a press conference at ORACLE Racing team headquarters on February 21, 2012 in San Francisco, California. The AC45 is the forerunner to the AC72, which teams will race in the Louis Vuitton Cup and America's Cup finals in 2013 in San Francisco. The AC45 will be featured at the America's Cup World Series. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
ORACLE Racing CEO Russell Coutts.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Oracle AC 45's Practice
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 21: ORACLE Racing CEO Russell Coutts speaks at a press conference at ORACLE Racing team headquarters on February 21, 2012 in San Francisco, California. The AC45 is the forerunner to the AC72, which teams will race in the Louis Vuitton Cup and America's Cup finals in 2013 in San Francisco. The AC45 will be featured at the America's Cup World Series. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
ORACLE Racing CEO Russell Coutts. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Oracle AC 45's Practice
Oracle AC 45's Practice
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 21: An Oracle Racing AC45 skippered by James Spithill sails past Alcatraz on February 21, 2012 in San Francisco, California. The AC45 is the forerunner to the AC72, which teams will race in the Louis Vuitton Cup and America's Cup finals in 2013 in San Francisco. The AC45 will be featured at the America's Cup World Series. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Oracle Racing AC45 catamarans practice in the San Francisco Bay on February 21, 2012. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Oracle AC 45's Practice
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 21: The Oracle Racing AC45 catamarans practice in the San Francisco Bay on February 21, 2012 in San Francisco, California. The AC45 is the forerunner to the AC72, which teams will race in the Louis Vuitton Cup and America's Cup finals in 2013 in San Francisco. The AC45 will be featured at the America's Cup World Series. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Oracle Racing AC45 catamarans practice in the San Francisco Bay on February 21, 2012. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Oracle AC 45's Practice
Oracle AC 45's Practice
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 21: An Oracle Racing AC45 skippered by James Spithill practices in the San Francisco Bay on February 21, 2012 in San Francisco, California. The AC45 is the forerunner to the AC72, which teams will race in the Louis Vuitton Cup and America's Cup finals in 2013 in San Francisco. The AC45 will be featured at the America's Cup World Series. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
An Oracle Racing sailboat practices in San Francisco Bay on February 21, 2012. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Oracle AC 45's Practice
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 21: An Oracle Racing AC45 skippered by James Spithill practices in the San Francisco Bay on February 21, 2012 in San Francisco, California. The AC45 is the forerunner to the AC72, which teams will race in the Louis Vuitton Cup and America's Cup finals in 2013 in San Francisco. The AC45 will be featured at the America's Cup World Series. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
An Oracle Racing sailboat practices in San Francisco Bay on February 21, 2012. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Oracle AC 45's Practice
Oracle AC 45's Practice
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 21: The Oracle Racing AC45 catamarans practice in the San Francisco Bay on February 21, 2012 in San Francisco, California. The AC45 is the forerunner to the AC72, which teams will race in the Louis Vuitton Cup and America's Cup finals in 2013 in San Francisco. The AC45 will be featured at the America's Cup World Series. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
An Oracle Racing AC45 practices in the San Francisco Bay on February 21, 2012. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Oracle AC 45's Practice
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 21: An Oracle Racing AC45 skippered by James Spithill practices in the San Francisco Bay on February 21, 2012 in San Francisco, California. The AC45 is the forerunner to the AC72, which teams will race in the Louis Vuitton Cup and America's Cup finals in 2013 in San Francisco. The AC45 will be featured at the America's Cup World Series. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
An Oracle Racing AC45 practices in the San Francisco Bay on February 21, 2012. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Oracle AC 45's Practice
Oracle AC 45's Practice
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 21: The Oracle Racing AC45 catamarans practice near the Golden Gate Bridge on February 21, 2012 in San Francisco, California. The AC45 is the forerunner to the AC72, which teams will race in the Louis Vuitton Cup and America's Cup finals in 2013 in San Francisco. The AC45 will be featured at the America's Cup World Series (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Oracle AC 45's Practice
Oracle AC 45's Practice
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 21: The Oracle Racing AC45 catamarans practice in the San Francisco Bay on February 21, 2012 in San Francisco, California. The AC45 is the forerunner to the AC72, which teams will race in the Louis Vuitton Cup and America's Cup finals in 2013 in San Francisco. The AC45 will be featured at the America's Cup World Series. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
The Oracle Racing AC45 catamarans practice near the Golden Gate Bridge on February 21, 2012 in San Francisco, California. The AC45 is the forerunner to the AC72, which teams will race in the Louis Vuitton Cup and America's Cup finals in 2013 in San Francisco. The AC45 will be featured at the America's Cup World Series   (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Oracle AC 45's Practice
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 21: The Oracle Racing AC45 catamarans practice near the Golden Gate Bridge on February 21, 2012 in San Francisco, California. The AC45 is the forerunner to the AC72, which teams will race in the Louis Vuitton Cup and America's Cup finals in 2013 in San Francisco. The AC45 will be featured at the America's Cup World Series (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
The Oracle Racing AC45 catamarans practice near the Golden Gate Bridge on February 21, 2012 in San Francisco, California. The AC45 is the forerunner to the AC72, which teams will race in the Louis Vuitton Cup and America's Cup finals in 2013 in San Francisco. The AC45 will be featured at the America's Cup World Series (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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