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Bernie Wilson: Kiwis win thriller on Swede penalty in America's Cup trials – BerNews video, too

QUOTE-UNQUOTE: A thrilling showdown between two of the top challengers for the America's Cup turned on a penalty Monday, leaving one crew fighting to keep its 50-foot foiling catamaran from tipping over, and the other crew dumbfounded...It was one of the most exciting America's Cup races in years. Artemis also was penalized for being over the start line early. Still, there were nine lead changes on the seven-leg course.Artemis and New Zealand don't have to wait for a rematch. They face off again in the opening race of the second round robin on Tuesday. –The AP's sailing super-scribe, Bernie Wilson (USA, San Diego), in his wrap-up story now on the wires. There are few covering our sport who can pack in as much relevant information in so few words. Full story via the ABC News website. Follow Bernie on Twitter at

And here's the summary video just out on YouTube that gives you another perspective on the day's racing, as well as the Gate 6 incident....

Courtesy of, their 1m24s wrap-up video of Day 3, with the controversial Gate 6 call by the umpires about 45 secs in.

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