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Not dead yet: Auckland's America's Cup dream

Pattrick Smellie
Fri, 24 Sep 2021

Not dead yet: Auckland's America's Cup dream
Don't dream it's over - just yet. (Image: Getty)
Pattrick Smellie
Fri, 24 Sep 2021
If Mark Dunphy has any sense, he will say nothing for the next few weeks about attempts to race the 37th America’s Cup in Auckland.The atom bomb dropped by Team New Zealand on Wednesday evening is a salutary reminder that its chief executive, Grant Dalton, doesn’t just take no prisoners, but revels in a spot of public dismemberment.Such was the scorn heaped on the Dunphy camp when Dalton released a damaging email to the New York Yacht Club from long-time America’s Cup lawyer and Auckland sailing identity Hamish Ross that most...

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