While the 35th America’s Cup in Bermuda won’t see action until 2017, defender Oracle Team USA is already calling the island their home for the next two years.
Tactician/helmsman and sailing team manager Tom Slingsby has assembled the crew in Bermuda this week as the team continues to build its base at Dockyard and prepare for sailing at the beginning of May.
“Pretty much all of the guys on the sailing team are here now,” Slingsby says. “At the moment we’re helping the shore crew to get things set up, unloading containers, getting our offices set up and next week we’ll start putting the boats together. We’re still targeting May 1 for the first sail in …
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