From what I can gather from the media TO, all the various boats crews are multi-national, it's just the owners who are the nationals. Ben has close links with Oracle Racing was brought onboard as a tactician originally.
Which is the reason Switzerland won the Americas Cup a few years back
I saw some of the footage last night, those catamarans really fly
No real favourite in the main SPOTY category although Charlotte floats my boat in other ways.
Team of the year would be Germany for the 7 - 1 blitzkrieg of complacent , fouling bastards Brazil on their own turf.
Bollocks in a wheelbarrow award to Sam Burgess for playing 79 mins of the NRL final with a broken cheekbone.