Removing the Magic of the America’s Cup:
The America’s Cup is as much about anticipation as it is competition. This irregularly held design contest launches the curious mind on which team will crack the speed code. The fastest boat always wins, and not knowing the answer until the final is the attraction.
However, the 35th America’s Cup will have none of that. As the NZ Herald’s Dana Johannsen reports, the Defender has selfishly eviscerated one of the event’s primary tenets.
Defender Oracle was caught off guard by Team NZ’s superior boat speed in the early stages of the 3…
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