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Daily Archives: July 10, 2013

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Look in the mirror: This is the America’s Cup

July 10th, 2013

By Mal Emerson, guest commentator The current controversy surrounding the 34th America’s Cup is peanuts compared to many of the past squabbles. The money involved, including sponsorship and the resulting profits from that sponsorship, is also peanuts compared to many of the pre-war Cup matches. Lack of challengers? There was only one in every contest


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Professional Women’s Match Race Series comes to New York

July 10th, 2013

Eight of the top internationally ranked female skippers will compete at the New York Women’s Invitational in Oakcliff, New York, on July 11-14. Racing the SM 40 for a $10,000 purse, this is the fourth stop on the inaugural five event Women’s International Match Race Series which carries an overall series prize money of $50,000.


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COMMENTARY: Paul Cayard is wrong

July 10th, 2013

By Dave Hollom, yacht designer In an update from Artemis Racing CEO Paul Cayard on July 5, he states that “there never has been a ban on elevators on rudders in the AC72 Class Rule. All AC72’s have rudder elevators because the Class Rule allows them.” Paul Cayard is wrong. An elevator is an essentially



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