Oracle ‘trespassing’ protests flip flop into a PR blooper

Published on August 22nd, 2013

The protest by Oracle Team USA against Team New Zealand and Luna Rossa for trespassing on their AC45 yachts came to a puzzling end when Tom Ehman, the America’s Cup director of external affairs (and vice-commodore of host yacht club Golden Gate), who was representing Oracle, decided to withdraw the protest. That left seasoned America’s Cup observers wondering why the protest had been made in the first place. – NZ Herald, full story

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