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Sick of the America's Cup but read every word, and watch every video

by Rob Kothe and the Sail-World team on 18 Jun 2014
25/09/2013 - San Francisco (USA,CA) - 34th America's Cup - Oracle Team USA vs Emirates Team New Zealand, Race Day 15 ACEA - Photo Gilles Martin-Raget © http://photo.americascup.com/
I am sick of the America's Cup but I read every word about it and watch every video


Sail-World gets more emails about how sailors are 'over' the America's Cup, but it seems the AC Soap Opera is compulsive viewing. AC Story after AC story, tops the daily and weekly viewing lists.


It seems the Emirates Team New Zealand can't help themselves when it comes to drama, now they are getting themselves offside with the Kiwi public, the NZ government and more.

And Jimmy Spithill just can't resist stirring them. Again we have the blow by blow from our America's Cup editor Richard Gladwell.







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