Yacht racing is about the top of the line for expensive sport. Equestrian Polo is up there, but I think yachting is a very rich man's game. Who can play? Larry Ellison.
For the rest of us, we can read about it over drinks.
One of the pleasures of living in the Bay Area, is getting to watch sailboats on the Bay--particularly on weekends. I've never been out, but I know people who do. They come back with dark tans and partially bleached hair. It's a bracing, invigorating pursuit. Better be a good swimmer.
You don't need any lessons to mix this one; it's a snap.
5 parts straight vodka
1/2 part orgeat (almond syrup)
1/2 part Goldschlager (cinnamon flavor)
3/4 part fresh lime juice
3/4 part fresh lemon juice
--shaken slowly and served straight up in chilled cocktail glasses.
It has a delicate sweetness that is nothing short of sexy, like the wicked smile of someone you have no resistance against.
Here's the America Cup cup. Big deal....