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BMW Oracle’s Tri Launched

Former Bay Area sailors Andy and Jill Rothman snapped this shot of BMW Oracle’s new boat from their home in Puget Sound’s San Juan Islands.

© Andy & Jill Rothman

Jill and Andy Rothman, formerly of the Bay Area and now of the San Juan Islands, sent us this exclusive picture of BMW Oracle Racing’s monsterous new 90-ft trimaran as it was towed around the waters of Puget Sound.

Unless the team is successful in its appeal in the New York courts, this could end up being one expensive billboard.

© 2008 Andy & Jill Rothman

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