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GBR 70 (Wight Lightning), GBR 78 (Wight Magic)
Royal Ocean Racing Club, Great Britain
Ian Walker
Peter Harrison
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Rating: 3 stars
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 Switzerland Alinghi
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 United States Dennis Conner
 United States OneWorld

In an ideal world, the boys would romp home with the America's Cup on their first bid for 15 years.

But realistically, if they can reach the semi-finals of the Louis Vuitton, they'll have done an awesome job.

Just putting together a campaign is a huge testament to Peter Harrison.

And, all being well, his immense commitment will spark future syndicates, allowing Britain to become a sailing power again.

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