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Thought I'd open a page for this still distant event with renderings of the new Foiling Mono Hull yachts that will be used. This was chosen because the seaway in Auckland's inner habour would've made the multi-hull cats difficult to handle in what can be difficult wind conditions. Grant Dalton said it was possible to have the multi-hull cats but they would be too far off shore for spectators to witness. The foiling mono-hulls can get up to considerable speed and can be even more scary to handle. They can also handle the Auckland inner habour seaway and wind conditions...And fa
Yeap! We have a venue for the 35th America's Cup finals. Bermuda! June 2017! It will be the first time the USA defender is hosting away from home, but oh what a venue! Simply chosen for its Eastern seaboard TV coverage appeal after most networks said the exciting racing from the 2013 even would've been enhanced further if a suitable time zone was found to slot racing in. Wealthy and well heeled Bermuda, surprisingly, is a British Commonwealth country, it will be the fourth one to host the regatta. BUT, still to be decided is where the Challenger finals are to be held. And who will be it