Absolutely. But why don't they do it the right way and win the Americas Cup back so they can have their AC50's back? All they have to do is win the Cup back, just as ETNZ did, and they get their AC50's for as long as they want them, and they even get to race the Americas Cup boats in the Americas Cup. Its spite, that's all it comes down to.ETNZ/LR chose a new class against the clearly expressed preferences of all the other competitors in AC36. They had every right to do so.
Teams that spent $Ms building AC50s apparently want to derive more value from their investment. They also have every right to do so.
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