"It very quickly went from ‘everything's okay’ to a pretty high fever."
The French sailing identity has dismissed the Isle of Wight proposal as "a bit of a joke".
The seats are designed, produced and assembled in Christchurch.
The AC75s are here to stay, under a host of new protocols already agreed upon for the next edition.
After wrapping up the 'Auld Mug', Tuke turns now turns his attention to Sail GP and the Olympics.
"They'll be holding out for more than $5 million," Simon Bridges told The AM Show on Friday.
One fan says he reckons his dedication helped Team New Zealand to victory.
"All these little kids and mums who have sacrificed so much - it means such a lot."
Finn Henry helped power Te Rehutai, while little bro delivered pre-race rark-up.