AUDIO: John Bertrand


We talk to the Skandia Geelong Week ambassador
John Bertrand was in Cowes Week this week as Skandia's ambassador for Geelong Week, their Southern hemisphere equivalent to Skandia Cowes Week. During his stopover we had a chance to the America's Cup legend. In this audio clip Bertrand talks about Geelong Week ( click here) Bertrand recently took part in the Etchells Worlds and earlier this year sailed in the match race prior to the Royal Wedding in Denmark. He discusses this here. Following the demise of internet sportal Quokka Bertrand now has a new TV business. He talks about it here. Sailing-wise Bertrand is best known as skipper of Australia II the 1983 America's Cup winner. He has since headed several Cup campaigns. Does he plan to do this again? We query if there is a culture of going from America's Cup skipper to big business man. Bertrand discusses this here. So what does he think of the present plans for the 2007 America's Cup? Here Bertrand talks about his future plans...

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