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Broken mast least of Team New Zealand's worries

Updated: March 1, 2003, 11:42 PM ET
By Gary Jobson | Special to ESPN.com

AUCKLAND, New Zealand -- Can Team New Zealand possibly rebound from its disastrous mast break in Race 4?

Most grand prix sailors have experienced mast breaks during their careers. On board it's complete shock as the mast tumbles into the water and then the harsh realization that your race is over. But, there are many examples where teams have broken masts and come back the very next day to win races.

Team New Zealand has a good mast that will be in the boat within hours. These rigs ...

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