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America’s Cup: It is the Anticipation that We Love

August 28th, 2013

The Auld Mug is getting tugged on in so many directions. History pulls it one way, commercial interests pull another way. The cost to compete remains high, and the inmates remain in charge of the asylum. The suggestion of one design boats, some believe, will solve many of the problems. But as English yacht designer


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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