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The Independent Online
THE AMERICA'S Cup resumed yesterday after winds of up to 40 knots tore across the course in New Zealand's Hauraki Gulf on Wednesday, forcing a 24-hour postponement.

But the weather continued to cause havoc among the racing yachts. The Japanese team's mast snapped in high winds yesterday. Earlier in the week, one of the Young America syndicate's yachts cracked in two after crashing into waves.