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American Magic Being Tested In Warmer Waters

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Team New Zealand has a large task ahead of them; they were defenders of America’s Cup, the task that is in front of them is sizeable, especially given the new test boat that is being considered for this competition. The syndicate enjoys the support of affluent circles in the sailing world and the new surrogate boat being tested stands testimony to the deep pockets that this contest enjoys. Tests of this boat’s suitability are currently underway in Pensacola, Florida.

Tests have been moved to Florida from the base of Newport of Rhode Island where American Cup is stationed. Tests are being done with 100 staff and equipment which has been moved base as well. The American winter would be spent in balmy Florida as the clock ticks to the next Cup series that is coming up in the year 2021.
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