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What do you think about the new rules

  • They Favour the defender

    Votes: 3 50.0%
  • They do not favour the defender

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • We like them.

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Will they be controversial and don't like them.

    Votes: 2 33.3%
  • Do you think they are Bias and give the defender an advantage

    Votes: 2 33.3%
  • Should the defender be allowed to race with the challengers

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Challenger boat breaks then the points earnt also go to the runner up that continues the racing.

    Votes: 1 16.7%
  • The challengers be allowed two vessels as how else can they two boat test.

    Votes: 1 16.7%
  • Wrong the defender can two boat test and the challengers can't

    Votes: 1 16.7%
  • Bored with the americas cup already

    Votes: 3 50.0%
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Discussion Starter · #1 · (Edited)
"The America's Cup stir the rules for the 2017 regatta. "Ye Ha"

They're radical, ambitious and sure to set off debates in yacht club bars from Sydney to San Diego, New Zealand, England, Switzerland and San Francisco to Southampton.

Defending champion Oracle Team USA will race against challengers in early elimination rounds. It can build two 62-foot, wing-sailed foiling catamarans, insurance against a catastrophic failure, while challengers will be limited to one, a clause that's sure to be controversial.

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Discussion Starter · #6 ·
Comments on how the challengers are going to two boat test when the defender can.

Chicago sounds interesting. why? They will not have currents to deal with meaning high degree with safety.

I can see a boycott on the horizon by the challengers.
 
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