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America's Cup: Sail Newport's Challenger Lecture #3 with Shirley Robertson and Ken Read

by Sail Newport 5 Mar 01:31 GMT 5 March 2021
Emirates Team New Zealand racing against Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli, Race 12 during Day 3 of the Prada ACWS Auckland. Te Rehutai crosses tacks with Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli © Emirates Team New Zealand

Two top sailing commentators former US America's Cup helmsman and CEO of North Sails, Ken Read together with double Olympic Gold medalist Shirley Robertson teamed up for an hour long third instalment of the Sail Newport Challenger Lecture Series, moderated by Brad Read.

The two have the some of the best eyes amongst the America's Cup commentators, backed up with impressive sailing and media CV's and contacts in the sport that are second to none.

Brad Read did a good job of getting them to reveal maybe a little more than they should have, producing a piece of very intriguing commentary on an America's Cup Match which so far has been notable for seeing the form book turned inside out every round.

The Sail Newport Challenger lecture series is presented by Hinckley Yacht Services Portsmouth

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