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Podcast: Why Jack Griffin calls this America's Cup 'mysterious'

by Andy Rice 3 Apr 22:56 PDT
The Mule, American Magic's 38-foot test boat, rests at the team's winter base in Pensacola, Florida © American Magic

Things have been mighty quiet with the America's Cup since Bermuda 2017. It's almost exactly the halfway point between the last Cup and the next edition in Auckland 2021, so where are things up to?

With the teams staying mostly tight lipped about progress, Andy Rice turns to Jack Griffin, self-professed geek about all things related to the Cup. Who are the latest challengers to join the circus, and do they stand a a cat-in-hell's chance of taking on the big boys, what Jack refers to as the 'Super Teams'?

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