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Old 09-10-2013
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Is it time to fire the crew?

If you had a racing boat that, I don't know; you put a fair few grand into, and the captain and crew screwed up 4 of 5 races, would you fire them?
What about if you invested a few hundred million dollars? How is it that these guys are still sailing these boats? I doubt that the second string crew could do any worse.
From the lousy decision making in a few starts to the fiasco at mark 3 today, I do not understand how the Oracle crew is keeping their jobs. They have had much more time sailing their boat on the Bay than the Kiwis and they have had another boat to practice against.
I guess the decision making is as bad at the top as it is onboard Oracle. A sad state of affairs indeed.
"Any idiot can make a boat go; it takes a sailor to stop one." Spike Africa aboard the schooner Wanderer in Sausalito, Ca. 1964.

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