I posted 2 questions during the presser that were not answered (many others were).
Guess what, today the Alinghi press person sent me 2 mails, replying to my questions:
Some of the questions asked online in the “chat” during the press conference of the new team...
Good morning all,
Here my notes out of today's presser. It was all rather generic - as expected - but some nuggets may be found.
On stage were:
Pierre Girod, Commodore SNG
Axel Meyer, Vice-Commodore SNG
Hans-Peter Steinacher (Alinghi Red Bull Racing)
Arno Psarofaghis: sailor...
SOCIÉTÉ NAUTIQUE DE GENÈVE
37th America’s Cup
The Société Nautique de Genève (SNG) has the pleasure
to invite you to a press conference
to share its plans for the 37th America’s Cup.
Tuesday, December 14th, 2021 at 11:00am CET
at Société Nautique...
Club and country that won the Cup may not be able to defend successfully or set-up a money making machine (haha), but they are able to defend. RNZYS could write a class rule/protocol that mandates 44ft Opties or whatever cheap boat can be built in country, make it a 1:1 match without a CSS, TV...
Open design? The current class is not open design, or could a team show up with a trimaran?
It is a super expensive box rule that has an enormous participation (not even winning) cost. Hence the low entry number and T(NZ)'s money struggles.