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America's Cup to be held in Bermuda in 2017
America's Cup to be held in Bermuda in 2017

When the America's Cup reconvenes in June of 2017, sailors will trade the cold, rough San Francisco Bay for a considerably gentler climate. Officials confirmed on Tuesday that the next edition of the international race will be held in the warm waters of Bermuda. “The sailing conditions are near perfect," said Harvey Schiller, a Cup executive. "The race course on the Great Sound is a natural amphitheater with room for racing and spectators, amid a spectacular backdrop of islands and beaches." There will be a change in boats after much controversy -- and a fatal accident -- clouded the 2013 race in San Francisco. This time, competitors will switch from 72-foot...

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