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spy vs spy

The ‘spy vs. spy’ clause in the protocol for the 34th America’s Cup has already been bloodied; Last week, Oracle Team USA’s Matty Mason really wanted to see what made those darned ETNZ/LR boats foil so much better than the Oracle boat; at least according to a protest filed last week by Luna Rossa.

It alleges (with photographic proof and trigonometry) that Mason’s RIB was inside 100 meters when he was photographing the Italian boat; well within the 200-meter boundary prescribed by the protocol.  Read the protest here; if proven, what do you think the penalty should be?