One of the lines caught my attention "I am doing the same race as some guy 60 years ago, before I was born." They ,oved the finish line further out to accomidate those who didn't like the threat of too soon lagoon. I mean how many races have been won or lost in the bay? How many records were never set because the last mile was no wind? While you may be starting in the same place you are not finishing in the same place so is it the same race? It would be like saying we are going to start Transpac in Santa Barbara because it gives a better angle for the first day because nobodyu wants to sail upwind. WOuld it be the same race I don't think so. I don't disagree with the changes madee to the N2E but lets call it what it is a different race.