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America's Cup To Continue After Tragic Death Of Andrew Simpson

May 11, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO -- The head of the America's Cup planning effort said Saturday he expects sailing's most prestigious event to go forward after the death of a sailor on a training run in the San Francisco Bay.

In an interview Saturday morning, Stephen Barclay said he would await the results of an internal examination of Thursday's accident before making the formal decision. Barclay also said a decision in whether to make safety changes to the boats or the course will be made after the results are released.


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