Editorial May 2010 Issue

The Multihull Mystique

Confession: I did not bother to tune in to the last America’s Cup. Yep. Rather roll in poison ivy than endorse that billionaire’s game gone awry. Besides, even if I were paying attention, no coverage materialized on my bargain cable service. Sure, I admire the engineering feats and sailing expertise that went into the contenders as much as the next water rat, but if it takes a team of lawyers to wrangle over the meanings of "constructed" just to stage a sailboat race, I’m gone. Sure would like a ride on one of those machines though . . . (sigh).

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