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New Zealand wins World Series regatta

Updated: August 14, 2011, 7:49 PM ET
Associated Press

CASCAIS, Portugal -- Emirates Team New Zealand won the first America's Cup World Series regatta with a dramatic come-from-behind move in the winner-take-all fleet race Sunday.

Dean Barker skippered the Kiwis' 45-foot catamaran to the victory in light, patchy wind.

Oracle Racing's Jimmy Spithill, the winning skipper in the 2010 America's Cup, jumped to a convincing early lead but couldn't protect it. Barker found more wind on his side of the race course on the second lap to pass Spithill, ...

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