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  1. Delusions of grandeur. Sailors are the hired help.
  2. Yeah. I used to sail a low-rider Moth (badly, but still). I know quite a few Mothists. A giant Moth sounds cool to me. Hey Gaucho, stop being such a fuddy-duddy and get with the programme.
  3. "it is like chasing the tasty bits in a burley stream" WTF does that mean?
  4. Words are cheap. RC had plenty of them.
  5. Actually ETNZ had a mid-sized budget. Way more than Groupama, probably more than Softbank.
  6. Thanks that is interesting. Are you able to estimate how much ACEA got for selling UK rights to BT Sport?
  7. Who or what is MI?
  8. Call me old-fashioned but I'm holding off on the outrage until we have some actual facts.
  9. That isn't much of a difference. A two boat team will know precisely the speed differences between their two boats.
  10. Everything except the money.
  11. I'm not sure the single minded focus it takes to get to the top in a sport tends to make for a well-rounded human being. BA's book is exquisitely dull. But the Ainslie quote about making him angry is a comment he made against himself, at least it indicates some humour and self-awareness. As for Spithill, some claim to detect humour but I just see the kind of kid at school who laughs as he torments a weaker child. No I won't be buying his auto-bio.
  12. You don't want to make him angry. It is known.
  13. OK so he hit a dock. And another boat. At least he didn't capsize. What kind of amateurs would do that?
  14. I hadn't seen that. Fair enough. Doesn't correlate with various predictions on SAAC that LRBAR may exit given the switch to monos. Of course those may be full of shit.