Cruisers Forum
 


Join CruisersForum Today

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 28-09-2013, 14:16   #16
Registered User
 
El Pinguino's Avatar

Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Punta Arenas ahorra
Boat: 39' Westerly Sealord
Posts: 3,952
Re: Team USA wins the America's Cup

Quote:
Originally Posted by Celestialsailor View Post
Having said that, I hope the next AC goes to a cheaper venue.
It should go to NZ in perpetuity. They built the boats there, the majority of the crews come from either there or Auckland West ( aka Australia) , something on the high side of 100% of the population are interested in it, and the government appears willing to put money into it.

And with out the Americas Cup what does Unzud have? Lord of the Rings movies and some sheep and stuff.....

For my part if I didn't have a few kiwi friends I wouldn't have known there was a race going on in SF. I'm heading to Auckland next week and have been advised 'don't talk about the cup'... it may be a bit like John Cleese and 'don't talk about the war'....

America's Cup | Kiwi Boat Builders: 'No Blank Cheque... | Stuff.co.nz
__________________

__________________
El Pinguino is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 22:08.


Google+
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.