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Sailing-Sweden's Artemis loses to Italy in America's Cup debut
by NewsReader 08-06-2013

By Ronnie Cohen SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 6 (Reuters) - Artemis Racing, the grief-stricken Swedish team vying for the America's Cup sailing trophy, lost its first race to Italy's Luna Rossa on Tuesday on San Francisco Bay, but won the contest for hearts and minds. Luna Rossa sailed its 72-foot catamaran with duct tape holding together its main sail after a pre-race mishap, but still finished nearly two ...

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