Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series New York 2016:
Scenes Around the Practice Races


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New York 2016: Practice Day

Friday May 6, 2016



One of the rare instances of foiling on the river during Friday's practice. Rain and intermittent wind kept most of the action on the water rather than over it during the session.
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Team Japan scrambles during a tack.
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Coming back to get on the winch handle.
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The AC Endeavour program brought groups of New York-area school children out sailing, incorporating STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) lesson plans, and introduced them to America's Cup sailors from each team.
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Stephen Colbert, in red, onboard Oracle Team USA while Jimmy Spithill talks shop between practice races.
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Stephen Colbert, wearing red at center, in the guest-sailor position onboard Oracle Team USA.
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Carrying the Torch: The Statue of Liberty, and the replica of J Class yacht Ranger, 1937 America's Cup defender, at right. Photo:©2016 CupInfo.com
 

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