The Brittany’s Cup
World Yacht Racing Forum: Keynote Address
Not surprisingly that they’ve requested I deliver the keynote address in Monaco for the World Yacht Racing Forum, but from the moment I arrived, more people were firing questions about the Global economy than how to get sailing popular in the media.
Now having read ‘Economics in a Jiffy’, on the flight to Beijing I am well placed to provide reassurance in these troubled times. (Although admittedly I didn’t get much past the middle bit of chapter 3 before the equatorial cumulus took its toll on the prawn cocktails and Singapore slings and my travel companion ‘erupted’ in undignified fashion on the volume in my lap. But I got the gist of it and feel confident to placate the anxious faces in attendance the Forum)