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Bryan Baker (BSE NAME '03, right), responsible for performance prediction for ORACLE TEAM USA, discusses design tweaks with another member of the team's engineering division. ORACLE TEAM USA is preparing to compete in the 2017 America's Cup. The race will take place in Bermuda, so the team has setup shop on the small island nation off the eastern coast of the United States in order to perform iterative design testing and practice racing its hydrofoiling catamaran yacht. Photo: Evan Dougherty, Michigan Engineering Communications & Marketing

Bryan Baker (BSE NAME ’03, right), responsible for performance prediction for ORACLE TEAM USA, discusses design tweaks with another member of the team’s engineering division.

ORACLE TEAM USA is preparing to compete in the 2017 America’s Cup. The race will take place in Bermuda, so the team has setup shop on the small island nation off the eastern coast of the United States in order to perform iterative design testing and practice racing its hydrofoiling catamaran yacht.

Photo: Evan Dougherty, Michigan Engineering Communications & Marketing