forget the plastic Brits.....


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forget the plastic Brits.....

Postby gh » Tue Oct 02, 2012 9:35 am

here come the plastic Yanks!

<<...How many Americans will it take to sail the American boat in the America's Cup in America next summer?

One.

When Oracle Team USA sets sail to defend its America's Cup title on San Francisco Bay, the 11-man crew will include one American - tactician John Kostecki.

We own the America's Cup, we Americans. In theory, then, we rule the waves, we are the big dogs o' the sea. However, while we hire well, apparently Americans can't sail their way out of a wet paper bag.....>>


Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/sports/ostler/art ... z28AEq1ONx
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Re: forget the plastic Brits.....

Postby bambam » Tue Oct 02, 2012 10:17 am

0 sailing medals for the USA at London 2012 - first time ever
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Re: forget the plastic Brits.....

Postby skiboo » Tue Oct 02, 2012 11:13 am

gh wrote:We own the America's Cup, we Americans.


But I thought you were Canadian....
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Re: forget the plastic Brits.....

Postby Daisy » Tue Oct 02, 2012 1:13 pm

That was a long time ago ;)
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Re: forget the plastic Brits.....

Postby skiboo » Tue Oct 02, 2012 1:52 pm

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Re: forget the plastic Brits.....

Postby gh » Tue Oct 02, 2012 2:07 pm

skiboo wrote:
gh wrote:We own the America's Cup, we Americans.


But I thought you were Canadian....


That's me quoting an article (hence the << >> marks), not me speaking.
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Re: forget the plastic Brits.....

Postby skiboo » Tue Oct 02, 2012 2:42 pm

Oh, duh. I should learn how to read. :oops:
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