America's Cup: Oracle Team USA capsize - how it happened in images

Oracle Racing UC 72 Demise - Oracle Team USA capsize AC72 Oct 16, 2012

Erik Simonson of www.pressure-drop.us was on hand to capture the complete sequence as Oracle Team USA capsized at 3.00pm local time in San Francisco.

Here is his view of the capsize as it happened in a bear away in 25kts of breeze.
Oracle Racing UC 72 Demise - Oracle Team USA capsize AC72 Oct 16, 2012

Oracle Racing UC 72 Demise - Oracle Team USA capsize AC72 Oct 16, 2012

Oracle Racing UC 72 Demise - Oracle Team USA capsize AC72 Oct 16, 2012

Oracle Racing UC 72 Demise - Oracle Team USA capsize AC72 Oct 16, 2012

Oracle Racing UC 72 Demise - Oracle Team USA capsize AC72 Oct 16, 2012

Oracle Racing UC 72 Demise - Oracle Team USA capsize AC72 Oct 16, 2012

Oracle Racing UC 72 Demise - Oracle Team USA capsize AC72 Oct 16, 2012

Oracle Racing UC 72 Demise - Oracle Team USA capsize AC72 Oct 16, 2012

Oracle Racing UC 72 Demise - Oracle Team USA capsize AC72 Oct 16, 2012