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Well BMW Oracle is out...WHAT HAPPENED???

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They were in a slump and got smoked! They peaked too early perhaps?

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They were in a slump and got smoked! They peaked too early perhaps?
Cool. A major friend of the Wombat is part of the Lunar Rossa team so I'm stoked.

Looks like they will be up against ETNZ in the final.

Not sure about cheering on the Italians as my feelings are more inclined towards the Spaniels but looks like they will get done by ETNZ anyway.

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They got destroyed by Luna Rossa. Thats a hard one for me. Its my home team, but I am Italian.

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They got destroyed by Luna Rossa. Thats a hard one for me. Its my home team, but I am Italian.
The feedback I'm getting is that everyone was just waiting for Dickson to implode and it appears that's just what happened. While I have no feelings either way as regards Dickson himself it does seem a weird arrangement in this day and age to have the CEO of the syndicate also playing skipper of the boat. Dickson's volatile personality and tenderness towards being a control freak have obviously worked against the team.

On the other hand you have to allow that his behaviour at the press conference shows him in a much better light.

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