Legendary Annapolis-based sailor Gary Jobson played a key role as the tactician on Ted Turner's Courageous, which won the America's Cup in 1977.
The Baltimore Sun recently interviewed Jobson, now the president of U.S. Sailing and a member of its Hall of Fame, about this year's America's Cup finals, which begin Saturday in San Francisco. Jobson is serving as a television commentator on NBC.
Having been a part of so many past America's Cup races as a competitor, can you ever see yourself trying to compete in the America's Cup again — or has sailing, like other sports, become a younger man's game as the boats get much faster?
At the age of...