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Wind On Hauraki Gulf Postpones Cup Races

RACES POSTPONED TO TOMORROW

The racing scheduled today, second day of the Louis Vuitton Cup Round Robin 2, has been cancelled due to the strong wind (22 knots average with gusts).

According to the Louis Vuitton Cup Race Conditions, if in the 15 minutes prior to the starting signal the wind speed is continuously greater than 18 knots for a period of 5 minutes, the Race Commitee shall postpone the race.

The races cancelled today will be sailed tomorrow, 8 November.
Prada will race against Nippon Challenge.

RESULTS AFTER DAY ONE OF ROUND ROBIN 2 (4 points per win)
14 pts - ITA 45 (Luna Rossa)
12 pts - USA 53 (Young America)
12 pts - USA 49 (AmericaOne)
9,5 pts - JPN 44 (Asura)
8,5 pts - USA 55 (Stars & Stripes)
6 pts - USA 51 (America True)
5 pts - ESP 47 (Bravo Espana)
4 pts - USA 54 (Abracadabra 2000)
2 pts - FRA 46 (6eme Sens)
1 pt - AUS 31 (Young Australia 2000)*
0 pts - SUI 59 (be hAPpy)
*Young Australia 2000 was not racing yesterday.

THE RACING TOMORROW - RACE 2 of Round Robin 2
1st Match Nippon Challenge vs Prada Challenge
2nd Match Young America vs Spanish Challenge
3rd Match AmericaOne vs America True
4th Match Le Defi vs Young Australia 2000
5th Match FAST2000 vs Abracadabra 2000
NOT RACING Team Dennis Conner

THE WEATHER TOMORROW
NE winds, 10-15 knots. Mostly cloudy with a few showers.

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