Paul Ashford Harris


America's Cup 2007

What's in It for the Tail Enders? In the current race for the 2007 America’ Cup there have been 11 challengers, now, at last, down to the two finalists, Emirates Team New Zealand and Alinghi. The top two or three teams, includin... ...

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America's Cup 2013

The next America’s Cup, due to be raced in San Francisco in September, looks like it will have just as much drama on and off the water as the previous Cup’s. The America’s Cup has become the on water equivalent of F1 moto... ...

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The Origin of Cricket

Cricket can only be comprehended if it is remembered that it was invented by the English before the arrival of Television. It was invented for a good reason. The favourite pastime of the English, with the possible exception of Morris dancin... ...

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The 34th America's Cup

It’s as official as any news about the America’s Cup can ever be, given the Cup’s vulnerability to predatory lawyers. The 34th America’s Cup will be held in San Francisco Bay between September 7th and 22nd 2013. The ... ...

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Latest Works

I Should Have Stayed at Home

I set out from Sydney full of enthusiasm for three weeks sailing on “Time Out”, a Beneteau 45, in the Greek ...

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A Visit to the Peak District

If you are visiting London and have seen the House of Commons, shopped at Harrods, strolled in Hyde Park, and eaten at o...

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The Wonders of Japan: a coutionary tale

Sat 25th May: Arrived in Kyoto from Osaka airport, an hour and a half along a motorway which the Japanese have sensibly...

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