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Ups & Downs

2001 was a special year for the 12-metre class including the spectacular America’s Cup Jubilee in Cowes. Afterwards quite a number of the 12s stayed together racing during the late summer series in the Mediterranean.
This film shows some sequences on board „Flica II“ during these events trying to give of activities on board. Edited to music without narration the idea is to follow the activities on deck in the continuity of necessary maneuvers while running on the „up and down“ race course. Getting more and more into the groove of the action and seeing the sweat around the grinders, you might also get a taste of the „psychological ups and downs“ during a race…

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