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  1. When the designers should have their heads down designing (and the best design always wins) INEOS sheds it's design team! When will Ben learn that to win you need a good boat. The UK boats for the last 2 cups have been woeful
  2. Dunphy is a former lieutenant of Fay Richwhite merchant bank. Michael Fay is still behind the scenes with TNZ. There is a strong network of people with money all connected to Fay, Dunphy, Tindall,... Dalton will listen to these people.
  3. "There is no doubt there is money there," said Dunphy, when asked if he and backers of the move already had the wherewithal, "but we can't really talk money until certain issues have been resolved." • Commitment from Team NZ and the RNZYS that they will defend the Cup in New Zealand if the money is raised. • That Team NZ would not "stand in the way" of the RNZYS when it comes to a local defence. • That Team NZ delay any decision on a venue (the current deadline is September 17 with Cork in Ireland and Valencia in Spain thought to be frontrunners) until November 17, the date when
  4. LSD summary of ETNZ win: https://www.livesaildie.com/impressive-etnz-win-the-36th-americas-cup/?fbclid=IwAR0DoMKrYcssv7Mb6TmP5SxFTvQNcVeKKLVlXXlTOkyCA0YmF_MR8AWffzo
  5. GD is working on another funding model that does NOT include Govt money. This is not a case of the Govt reluctant to give TNZ money. It is a case of TNZ not wanting Govt money or any Govt involvement in AC37. (ps. we should be discussing this in the TNZ thread!)
  6. JR: Hey Grant I want to be COR GD: OK Jim, Akld, in 4 years, same boat. JR: What about a one on one Grant? GD: Make me a good offer JR: $100M GD: Done!
  7. I like the new rules. 1. Immediate statement of intention to provide some clarity for those wishing to put together a syndicate. 2. Nationality rules are good. If you think of the teams in NZ over the last few months we always referred to them as the Italians, the Americans, the British (poms) and the Kiwi's. Not like Oracle and Alinghi who were teams of hired guns. The enormous support Team GB, LRPP, and ETNZ got was because they were national teams, full of patriots (except JS) 3. Not sure about the Isle of Wright race but it will give TR the opportunity to stretch her legs, s
  8. Off their foils already!
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