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The introduction of foiling multihulls for the inshore races -- similar to the Extreme Sailing Series and the modern America's Cup -- is designed to boost excitement levels for spectators and further test the teams' all-round ability.
Giant multihulls are often used for transatlantic races and record attempts such as the Jules Verne Trophy for the fastest non-stop time around-the-world, held by the 105ft trimaran IDEC SPORT in 40 days 23 hours.
In both instances, the sailors lost their footing while crossing to the opposite side of the boat, a maneuver that can be tricky in many yachts but is particularly challenging on the high-speed multihulls being raced here.
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