“We remain strongly of the view..."
Tom Ehman, the club’s spokesman, who attended the meeting with Russell Coutts, the CEO of BMW Oracle Racing, said there had been a cordial exchange of views. GGYC did not wish to disclose details of the discussion at this stage, but remains focused on moving the issue forward quickly.
“We remain strongly of the view that the rules on the timing of the event are quite clear. The sooner we race the Deed of Gift match the sooner we can all get the America’s Cup back on track,” he said.
“We want to move this process forward quickly, and expect to confirm next steps shortly. “