On Monday I sailed with mates into the San Fransico teeth of an ordinary blow. The skipper of this boat ended up flying through the mainsail when the hull of this boat dug into the water and stalled the vessel. The famous legendary sailor Russell Coutts flew right through the sail! The ejection was epic. it was mortal, and this is the game, the sport they play…….My boat requires skill to sustain a required decorum………..the AC 45’s demand a much greater commitment. Welcome my friends to a power greater than the plan you created to keep you in the gane. This America’s Cup asks not just for your soul, it asks you for your life. This is the edge of not just change, but of what we sometimes describe while tipping a pint of the insane…………..