Americas cup TV channels (direct TV)...!?

Discussion in 'Sports' started by Ricardo Kuhn, Jul 9, 2013.

  1. Aj Mick

    Aj Mick Been here awhile

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    A few of them went to join Oracle for the outsourced USA defence..... where were all the Americans?

    As a Kiwi, I find the outcome a bit disappointing, but those boats, the technology and the crews made for some great racing...... that is more important than the outcome.
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  2. wxwax

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    Paying them. Also, in yachting jail for cheating last year. :lol3

    I agree, this regatta was quite the spectacle. It sounds like Larry Ellison is willing to use smaller, less expensive boats next time around to encourage greater participation. 45 foot masts instead of the 72-footers they used this time.

    I hope it stays in San Francisco. The racing and the setting were peerless.
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  3. Aj Mick

    Aj Mick Been here awhile

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    I don't mind it staying in San Francisco......... but I hope it goes to New Zealand next time!
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  4. bxr140

    bxr140 Flame Bait

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    Boat length. AC72 masts are like 130ft. :deal
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  5. wxwax

    wxwax Excited Member

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    Thanks for the correction. :thumb
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  6. Mercury264

    Mercury264 Once you go Triple...

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    Didn't you get the memo, Sid is NEVER wrong :deal

    Oh wait, he WAS wrong :lol3
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