America’s Cup: Here we go again:
by Craig Leweck, Scuttlebutt
The Deed of Gift has been this brilliant document that’s piloted the America’s Cup through the years, dictating terms for a fair event while allowing the Defender and Challenger of Record to work outside the four corners of the agreement by mutual consent.
But lately it seems that “mutual consent” is translated by the defender as “do what we want or leave.”
The role of the Challenger of Record is pivotal, but when teams holding the position quit before both the 2013 and 2017 America’s Cup, citing irreconcilable diff…
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Sunfish Women’s North Americans:
Sailing six races in light conditions on Day One and another six in howling conditions (16 gusting to 27 knots) on Day Two, Gail Murphy-Heausler won the 2019 Sunfish Women’s North American Championship, held October 5-6 in Niantic, CT. Full report.
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