I had an absolute blast watching the first day of racing in the Louis Vuitton Cup. Even though the defender does not normally race, Oracle was allowed to compete in the first rotation. There were 6 exciting races each taking about 10 minutes each with each syndicate racing twice. In one race, SoftBank sailed by Dean Barker from Japan put a big hole in the English boat, Landover sailed by Sir Ben Ainsley.
I am off in the morning to sail on S/v Sapphire to the Chesapeake. I will run my Inreach satellite device tracking and post comments. You can see it at