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On the Money: America's Cup legal risk, fluff, hydrogen hi-jinks, Bridges farewell, and more

Pattrick Smellie
Sat, 07 May 2022

On the Money: America's Cup legal risk, fluff, hydrogen hi-jinks, Bridges farewell, and more
Former Alinghi team legal adviser, Hamish Ross (pictured here left, in Valencia, 2007) has an interesting theory. (Image: NZME)
Pattrick Smellie
Sat, 07 May 2022
Welcome to On the Money, our weekly column about money and the people making it.A gift-wrapped America’s Cup cause of actionThe initial wave of outrage about the departure of Team New Zealand to defend The America’s Cup in Barcelona may be subsiding.But there is still a Venn Diagram-style overlap of Auckland lawyers and Auckland yachties who are not going to go quietly.To that end, America’s Cup lawyer Hamish Ross – part-owner of the 123-year-old gaff-rigged classic racer ‘Rainbow’ – has produced an int...

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