Sir Francis Drake would approve. Whilst the sight of the Spanish Armada hoving into view whilst he played a gentlemanly game of bowls on Plymouth Hoe wasn’t such a welcome vista, the imminent landing of the foiling beasts of the Sail GP circuit certainly would be. Allegedly the cool-as-a-cucumber Drake carried on, ignoring the maraudingContinue reading “Honesty”

Face Plant

According to Groucho Marx, “politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.” And you can’t help but think that the latest bright ideas from World Sailing are slap, bang in the ‘wrong remedies’ camp. With the contentious tenth medal at Paris 2024 up inContinue reading “Face Plant”


Ask me who came out of the 36th America’s Cup with the highest stock and unquestionably I would answer: Terry Hutchinson. Right from the very first press conference through to the last, Hutchinson proved himself to be the model leader, the Executive CEO that could face down triumph and adversity and treat those two impostersContinue reading “Wiser”

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