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LRBAR CEO: Our boat "very, very nearly sank" yesterday

QUOTE-UNQUOTE: "Martin Whitmarsh, the former McLaren F1 team principal who is now the chief executive of Land Rover BAR, said the team’s boat “very, very nearly sank” as a result of the extensive damage sustained to the port hull, adding that it might have proved terminal for the ­British challenger’s Cup prospects given the likely damage to their control systems and other electronics. Small mercies." –Tom Cary and Miles Dilworth with another excellent piece for The Telegraph's (UK) Monday morning edition. Full story now online here. The article's headline says it all, and the team here at SAILING ILLUSTRATED would suggest that LRBAR going 0-2 is the Day 2 story of the day....

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