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May 29th

America’s Cup Reimagined

Posted by // May 29, 2013 // COMMENT (0 Comments)

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Well, if there was ever a moment that Larry Ellison, Team Oracle, and the idea of racing the America’s Cup in super-fast, super-fragile, super-dangerous catamarans could use a little gloss and burnishing, I guess it would be now.

So I recommend that anyone who wants to feel better, who wants to experience the thrill of big-cat match racing, who wants to see flags and hear stirring music, go right out and buy a DVD copy of “The Wind Gods,” a documentary which seems to exist purely for the purpose of making Larry Ellison and the America’s Cup look pretty darn good.…

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