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... A host of events that occurred in the 1987 America's Cup held off Fremantle Australia were translated into film and presented as events occurring to the characters in the movie, including the following ... spearing the "Whomper" was taken from the Defender Semifinal's, when Australia IV introduced a new sail they called the 'genniker', an enormous ... As the Bond team came up, Peter Gilmour luffed hard, spearing Australia IV's genniker and splitting it in two ...
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—Alex Atkinson, British humor writer. repr. In Present Laughter, ed. Alan Coren (1982)