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America’s Cup teams vote to downsize boats

SAN DIEGO (AP) — America’s Cup teams have voted to reduce the size of boats to be sailed in the 2017 regatta in Bermuda, a cost-cutting move that could lead to the two strongest challengers dropping out.

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Italians will pull out of America’s Cup if boats downsized

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Italian syndicate Luna Rossa says it will withdraw from the America’s Cup if organizers push ahead with plans to downsize the class of boat to be used in the 2017 regatta.

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America’s Cup organizers want smaller, cheaper boats

SAN DIEGO (AP) — In another sign that billionaire Larry Ellison’s vision for the America’s Cup is too expensive, organizers say they want to reduce the size of the boats to be sailed in the 2017 regatta in Bermuda.

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