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We said they should have invited us to speak at the World Yacht Racing and All Things Important Forum and today proved it. We’d hoped sparks would at least fly on a platform that contained Tom Ehman and Brad Butterworth, but no. Both put there opposing and well known views very politely. Yawn.

According to the organizers, Paul Cayard summarized the situation best. What earth shattering pronouncement did he make? He said that the America’s Cup should be run by an independent body! Did he? Do us a favor, did people really pay out to hear something that many – even Bertie – have been saying for months? Way to go Cayard.

K-Challenge’s CEO Stéphane Kandler provided some equally scintillating words “The America’s Cup has a huge value; this is why these two teams are fighting about it. What we need is a sustainable model.” No ideas what model, Kandler? No, we thought not. Well, glad to see that the sport is in such great hands…