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top 3 reasons the America’s Cup World Series is important to Oracle Team USA

top 3 reasons the America’s Cup World Series is important to Oracle Team USA

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Oracle World Series Gothenburg

The America's Cup World Series shows Oracle where they are strongest

Another benefit of the America's Cup World Series events is it gives the Defender Oracle Team USA a chance to see where they are strongest – and where they need to improve.

"What we’ve shown is we can compete strongly in all aspects – but we are particularly good in the first leg and have done particularly well there," said team General Manager Grant Simmer. "The Portsmouth course and Gothenburg were quite tricky, but generally we started well and did the first leg really well.

"The light air performance in Gothenburg, Jimmy and the boys were not happy with that result, but we’ve been studying the techniques of the other boats and we’ve been changing our techniques, and it’s been important learning for us and we’ll take that learning going forward."

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