An interesting article by Richard Gladwell on Sail-World analyzes the “mystery” of the America’s Cup Arbitration Panel. An interesting read for all the sailors.

“The first meeting of the three-man America’s Cup Arbitration Panel is believed to have taken place in London in the past week or so.

Officially the date hasn’t been publicly announced. The venue hasn’t been publicly named, and the parties have appeared before a Panel that is publicly nameless.
By choosing to operate under a veil of judicial secrecy, the America’s Cup has lost credibility with many of its fans, particularly those involved in sailing.

To read the full article:—Does-the-Americas-Cup-really-need-a-Star-Chamber/146693