I can see all the courses from where I am and there is very little wind in the harbour. 3kn max. Much less than yesterday. The only hope is for the seabreeze to come in the afternoon but even Predictwind is not promising much I'm afraid.
Why do they have to delay the Prada Cup? The organisers have until the 24th to get it finished. What is wrong with running the event under Level 2? Surely it doesn't effect the competitors - with only a numbers restriction on the event center.
Delays might be even be advantageous to Ineos...
Never saw the Hummingbird Wing flapping or the reverse camber myself despite constantly looking for it and reviewing the footage. Nice idea and seemed a sound concept. Perhaps was too subtle to see. Maybe I missed the above segment!
Surgical masks are fine if everybody wears them. If anyone is ill - it contains most of the velocity within the mask as stated before. It will not present enough of a barrier if the sneeze or cough is in the open - within the 2m zone.
I would imagine that TNZ would not trust that process or unintended consequences of farming it out and would rather control the outcome using the defender advantage while still maintaining the appearance of a degree of fairness with the other teams.