The Royal Vancouver Yacht Club was asked to challenge and their officials have flown off to consult Comrade Ehman.
Other than that, not much has happened.
And, what with the lack of carbon-capable boat builders in B.C., there is a chance precisely nothing will happen.
Even so, we should applaud any interest and hope sasquatch in the rain forest ensure this one amounts to something and is not encumbered by fireplace bullshit and empty posturing.
There are some Canadians with AC experience (e.g. Curtis Blewett; Brian McInnes, that burly grinder from Nova Scotia; the brilliant C-class guys from Ontario) and foreigners with AC experience and a deep fondness for B.C. You might be surprised by their names. So, for now, I ain't saying. But they are ... err um ... "senior" participants. Peelman knows a few!
As information dribbles in, it can go in this thread.
All hail the Maple Leaf.
No chance of taniwha in English Bay. Too cold mate!