Thursday, 14 March 2013

America's Cup update, Jimmy Spithill of Team Oracle interview

An excellent two part Sail-World interview with Jimmy Spithill of Team Oracle:

Part 1

http://www.sail-world.com/Australia/Americas-Cup-update-with-Oracle-helm-James-Spithill-(part-1)/107367


The 2013 America's Cup is now just six months and the pressure is mounting on all the teams...
Oracle skipper and helm, James (Jimmy) Spithill is a straight talking Australian. In 2010, aboard BMW Oracle Racing, Spithill became the youngest ever winner of the America's Cup. Sail-world interviewed him at length last week. Some of his observations were predictable and diplomatic but others less so and there is obviously some needle between Oracle USA and the Team New Zealand already.


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Part 2

http://www.sail-world.com/Australia/Americas-Cup---Oracles-James-Spithill-tells-it-like-it-is!!-(Pt-2)/107433

The 2013 America´s Cup is now just six months and the pressure is mounting on all the teams...
Oracle skipper and helm, James (Jimmy) Spithill is a straight talking Australian. Sail-world interviewed the 2010 America´s Cup winning skipper last week. In Part I of this interview Spithill detailed the progress of the Oracle USA team and made some blunt comments about Emirates Team New Zealand. There is more of the same in Part II.

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