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When is the Americas Cup?

February 10th, 2010

Later.  There was wind overnight and they annouhnced a start no earlier than 11:45, giving the riggers a bit of a longer sleep (it takes 3 hours to rig USA).  It seems the wind has now died, but it will probably be bumpy out there.

Despite conventional wisdom that the swiss are only good on a millpond and USA can take the rough stuff, I wouldn’t be so sure.  USA’s wing will have huge foreces on it if there is a big sea running.  Remember the Coutts 30%?  He should know …

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