France's Team Energy dodges a bullet on Day 2 of Fleet Racing

Energy digs in ... - ACWS San Francisco

France's 'Team Energy' America's Cup World Series AC45 class catamaran just barely escapes a capsize at the windward mark in fleet racing action on San Francisco bay. Photos by Chuck Lantz

France's Energy team approaches the windward gate - ACWS San Francisco

The bows begin to dig in ... - ACWS San Francisco

... and keep digging ... - ACWS San Francisco

... and digging ... - ACWS San Francisco

How do you say "oh, hell" in French? - ACWS San Francisco

Finally, gravity overcomes leverage, and things get less wild. - ACWS San Francisco

The team regains control. - ACWS San Francisco

And off they go. - ACWS San Francisco