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ORACLE TEAM USA Wins the 34th America’s Cup after historic comeback
Lined up to defend the prestigious trophy on the San Francisco Bay since September 7th, ORACLE TEAM USA staged one of the greatest comebacks in the history of sport, winning eight consecutive races to take the 34th America's Cup in its deciding race.
It has been a fantastic battle and exciting match, attracting record-breaking crowds for a unique experience. ORACLE TEAM USA demonstrated real sportsmanship, skill and determination to rally from a seven-point deficit. The entire team continuously made modifications to the flying AC72 todramatically improve its performance - reaching speeds never seen before in the America’s Cup.
Congratulations to ORACLE TEAM USA for its fighting spirit and incredible performance!
Dassault Systèmes is proud to be associated with this victory as an official supplier. In one of the greatest technological challenges in the history of sailboat racing, Dassault Systèmes has helped ORACLE TEAM USA to rapidly design, build, test, and perfect the fastest, lightest, strongest boat it could develop thanks to the collaborative, virtual design experience enabled by the 3DEXPERIENCE platform, pushing the boundaries of sailing performance.
The winner of the 34th America's Cup chose Dassault Systèmes' 3DEXPERIENCE platform, including CATIA for virtual product design, ENOVIA for collaborative innovation, and SIMULIA for realistic simulation.
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Oracle Team Wing assembley
Dassault Systèmes has ongratulated its partner, Oracle Team USA, on its historic eight race comeback to win the 34th America’s Cup yacht race.
“This was one of the most amazing spectacles in sport! Congratulations to skipper Jimmy Spithill, CEO Russell Coutts, the design team, and the entire crew of the Oracle Team USA AC72. They showed real sportsmanship, skill and determination,” said Bernard Charlès, President & CEO, Dassault Systèmes. “Dassault Systèmes is in the 3DEXPERIENCE business and watching the America’s Cup finale was a true experience for us, for the fans, and for yacht racing. Oracle Team USA has achieved its vision of a new America’s Cup!”
Dassault Systèmes is a sponsor of Oracle Team USA. The winner of the 34th America’s Cup chose Dassault Systèmes 3DEXPERIENCE Platform, including CATIA for virtual product design, ENOVIA for collaborative innovation, and SIMULIA for realistic simulation to develop boats for the most technologically advanced America’s Cup ever.