• ETNZ and Oracle cross with the Golden Gate Bridge in the background. Photo Gilles Martin-Raget/ACEA.
    ETNZ and Oracle cross with the Golden Gate Bridge in the background. Photo Gilles Martin-Raget/ACEA.
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The venue for the next America's Cup is not the only issue comanding the attention of potential challengers. Oracle Team USA is reportedly talking about limiting the challengers to just four teams, which could restrict sponsorship opportunities.

In an article in the NZ Herald today (Sunday), an unnamed source is quoted as saying this is unfair to start-up teams such as Bob Oatley's Hamilton Island Yacht Club challenge.

"You can see this from Bob Oatley's point of view," the source is quoted as saying. "He's got to put all this money up and then gather more and he may not even get to the main event."

To read the full article click here.

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