America’s Cup accommodation deals go through and the result will be spectacular
Whoever organizes the next America’s Cup ios promises an unparalleled spectacle.
OPINION: The race to host the next America’s Cup will be played on the wire with three worthy and contrasting candidates vying for last-minute advantages to host the most spectacular regatta in Auld Mug’s rich history.
Cork in Ireland, Jeddah in Saudi Arabia and Valencia in Spain appear to be the contenders to take the most prestigious regatta in yachting to a new level with a decision by defenders Team New Zealand and the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron on the right track that will be taken on September 17th. .
But the process is unfolding among the omnipresent dark forces that accompany the Cup game. Wealthy kiwifruit Mark Dunphy is still maneuvering behind the scenes in a mysterious and desperate attempt to see him stay in Auckland, as there are suggestions in the United States that the New York Yacht Club could go to the New York Supreme Court. to try to see Auckland held up.
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Dunphy’s motives have been described as “curious” and appear to be a thinly veiled corporate raid on running the most successful team in modern Cup history.
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New York’s alleged motives for the Cup to stay in Auckland feel like a self-centered attempt to financially cripple the New Zealand team and improve their own chances.
Team New Zealand will not find the money at home to step up their campaign to the level required for another successful defense and the NYYC want to expose that vulnerability.
According to the United States Yachting Site Illustrated veil, NYYC considers the agreement between the New Zealand team and RNZYS as vulnerable to legal inspection, although the two Kiwi partners in this successful liaison remain confident in their processes and unwavering in their determination to move forward. with the other.
This will almost certainly see the defense go overseas where accommodation costs – which are integral to the process – will be set at a level Team New Zealand thinks they need to achieve an incredible treble.
While this will naturally disappoint many home fans, it will be a decision made out of necessity, but one that will produce a remarkable regatta in Europe or the Middle East.
The famous Irish hospitality, the proven pulling power of 2007 host Valencia, and the limitless potential of Jeddah mean the Cup as a whole will be a winner.
Thing understands that entering Cork’s left field continues to impress the final verification process.
But can he really resist Arab money?
Saudi Arabia, still in the spotlight on human rights, is desperate to join the sporting riches enjoyed by others in the region, where golf, tennis, cricket, rugby, sport World-class motor racing and athletics have long been appreciated and will soon be joined by the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
Courted by kings, these sports and their athletes are treated like royalty and provided with lavish facilities.
The Saudis have worked aggressively on this. They ended Abu Dhabi’s 13-year monopoly on Formula 1 by signing a 10-year contract for a race in Jeddah that will start in December.
They staged Anthony Joshua’s world heavyweight title victory over Andy Ruiz in 2019 – building a stadium practically overnight – and were billed as the venue for Joshua v Tyson Fury.
They host the richest horse race in the world and are considering a bid for the 2030 FIFA World Cup.
The money for the next America’s Cup is for them only a drop of water in an oasis, but would be saving for Team New Zealand which is anchored in a financial desert.