Guess what? Â After complaining and working as hard to prevent the AmCup being held in Bermuda, now that it has been decided to hold it there, Team New Zealand have suddenly discovered “it will work”.
Team New Zealand believe Bermuda can deliver “an amazing” America’s Cup â now they have to convince their sponsors and the government as they look to raise the money to contest the 2017 finals.
BermudaÂ was …Â Â confirmed as the venue for the finals, to be sailed in June 2017. The British territory beat American stronghold San Diego for the honour.
While there has been much speculation about Bermuda providing a financial challenge for Team New Zealand, especially for government funding, the syndicate’s chief operations officer Kevin Shoebridge suggested they could make it work.
If we ever had an argument about the nebulous financial return on the tax payers’ “investment” to date, it is going to be next to impossible now. Â Bermuda? Â Yes, that’s in the top 10 of countries we visit and do business with, right? Â Read more »