The Sailor Girl is front and center in Bermuda with AC Race Director Iain Murray to find out if the weather forecast for the Match is as shitty as it was for the 4-day driftathon that was the Red Bull Youth AC qualifiers. The Big Fella gets into gear selection, tactics, and more in this short piece from Nic, and you can go here to get all her interviews – and her live commentary of the racing – instead of the commentary crap peddled by the commentary team.
In other news, several million Kiwis and Aussies, most of Europe, and half the tiny number of Americans that are watching are pulling for the Kiwis, who have pulled almost even amongst oddsmakers despite the numerous advantages owned by the US team.
Our guess? At least one good t-bone, a couple of capsizes, and ETNZ takes it home after a 7-3.
In the US the AC racing is finally on a real network today at 1300 ET – big NBC has it free and live for today and tomorrow only before next week’s return to the ratings bonanza that is NBCSn.
Up-to-the-minute updates in the Live Racing thread.