Fisher @ Large

From : March 2017


A recent visit to Fremantle reminded me of why many of us believe that the America’s Cup held there thirty years ago was the best ever. While the port for Perth has changed, those changes are small and the body of the waterside remains much the same, and the memories came flooding back. After a visit to the Maritime Museum (the one on the waterside, not the one that concentrates on wrecks) I walked past the Custom House where Dennis Conner made himself an enemy of the Kiwis.




It was there, during a Press Conference that DC delivered his opinion that took everyone by surprise - nothing had pointed to it earlier – when he said: “There have been 78 12-Metres bui