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America's Cup for Idiots: Yachting Magnate or James Bond Villain?

Pop quiz: Match the character in the slideshow below with the accompanying bio.

 

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1-F. Larry Ellison, Oracle Team USA
2-E. Max Zorin, A View to a Kill
3-D. Auric Goldfinger, Goldfinger
4-G. Elektra King, The World Is Not Enough
5-B. Torbjörn Törnqvist, Artemis Racing
6-C. Patrizio Bertelli, Luna Rossa Challenge
7-A. Ernst Stavro Blofeld, From Russia with Love (1963), Thunderball (1965), You Only Live Twice (1967), On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969), and Diamonds are Forever (1971)
8-H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Emirates Team New Zealand

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Read More America's Cup

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A Field Guide to Fans
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An Abbreviated History of Cheats
Pier vs. Couch

The Fair-Weather Fan's Racing Calendar
Will Larry Ellison Actually Be Sailing?

What Happens If There's No Water?
Which Team Should You Root For?

Originally published in the July 2013 issue of San Francisco.

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