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Race 2 breach of America's Cup rules?

Updated: March 5, 2010, 5:46 PM ET
Associated Press

SAN DIEGO -- One of the bitterest chapters in the 159-year history of the America's Cup didn't quite end when the speedy space-age trimaran owned by American software tycoon Larry Ellison routed Alinghi of Switzerland last month in Valencia, Spain.

Fred Meyer, the vice commodore of Alinghi's backing yacht club, Societe Nautique de Geneve, said in an open letter to the club's members that the decisive Race 2 was run in improper conditions.

"From a rules point of view, it is not even ...

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