The America's Cup is over, our lives return to normal at 8.10am and there's an inevitable disappointment lingering in the wind.
But we're a resilient lot - and will soon come to terms with the fact that Team New Zealand's challenge in San Francisco was not, after all, plain sailing.
So what is there now to look forward to? Rugby? Summer? Christmas? Leave your suggestions and comments below.
And while you're at it, leave a message for the understandably deflated Team New Zealand. We need to put the wind back in their sails.
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