Sport in Short: Sailing

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INTERSPRAY, one of the nine remaining amateur 67-footers on the second leg of the British Steel Challenge, from Rio to Hobart, became the latest yacht to suffer a broken rigging screw, but there was no further damage because of back-up arrangements. Nuclear Electric continues to hold a small lead over Commercial Union; most of the yachts have now crossed the dateline. The 10th yacht, British Steel II, accomplished a rendezvous with a commercial ship to take on diesel fuel, stores and a large Christmas tree.