Nothing revealed in this presentation…..! However I am tired of Ainslie and co talking about changing the rules of the game before they’ve even won the thing! They tried that before Bermuda and look how that turned out.
Sodebo looks to have stopped about 12nm from the finish? Been doing circles for a little while... Ran aground or broken something?
Edit: they are going again now, must have been battling the tide or lack of wind for a while.
As you said, the articles a bit long and just a few snippets to be taken from it... will be interesting to see what happens with the next Cup in any case.
Thanks again for posting the text.
Unfortunately this is behind a paywall. Can anybody extract the text?
Along with “Everest of sailing” I think this “F1 of sailing” thing gets a bit old.... trotted out every time the America’s cup rolls...
Hey Couta, you’ve absolutely hit the nail on the head. It seems ridiculous that a two-handed boat is not eligible to win while everything from a 100 foot diesel-powered canter to a 30 something foot 1904 timber classic (Katwinchar or Maluka) are eligible. The other 600 mile Rolex races manage to...
Given these recommendations from World Sailing issued in August, the likelihood of this race in 2020 is minimal in my opinion.... Christmas Day in self isolation with your team would be interesting!
F. Period of self-isolation prior to race start
Participants in Category 0 and 1 race should...
CYCA has just cancelled a planned TP52 “regatta” which was scheduled for sep 5/6 also due to the impact of the above mentioned rules. There were 9 or 10 boats entered. No word yet on the rest of the sailing season...