America's Cup: Oracle Team USA and Artemis Racing hook up briefly

Artemis Racing (red) and Oracle Team USA cross tacks briefly in San Francisco

San Francisco based website www.pressure-drop.us reports that America's Cup Defender, Oracle Team USA and Challenger of Record, Artemis Racing (SWE) were both sailing in San Francisco, and the two sailed against each other for a brief time.

Nothing could be concluded about relative boat speeds or performance, according to current information.

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Oracle Team USA, foil borne and bow high in San Francisco

Oracle Team USA, foil borne and bow high in San Francisco

Oracle Team USA, goes in to windward in San Francisco

Artemis Racing (red) and Oracle Team USA compete briefly in San Francisco

Artemis Racing and Oracle Team USA - San Francisco - February 8, 2013

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Oracle Team USA - San Francisco - February 8, 2013

Artemis Racing and Oracle Team USA - San Francisco - February 8, 2013

Art And Or-9 - Oracle Team USA - San Francisco - February 8, 2013

Oracle Team USA - San Francisco - February 8, 2013

Art And Or-3 - Oracle Team USA - San Francisco - February 8, 2013

Artemis Racing and Oracle Team USA - San Francisco - February 8, 2013