America's Cup challenger races postponed due to high wind

Cup Event Authority Emirates Team New Zealand and Great Britain's Land Rover BAR compete compete during America's Cup challenger semifinals on the Great Sound in Bermuda on Monday

“The forecast for tomorrow is for lighter winds and good conditions, and if those forecasts are accurate I am confident we will see more fantastic racing here in Bermuda between the four teams in the Louis Vuitton Americas Cup Challenger Play-offs Semi-finals.”.

Earlier this spring, Ainslie hit the dock while returning from training in March; hit the back of Emirates Team New Zealand's boat in a practice race, causing serious damage that took the Kiwis three days to fix; and then slammed into SoftBank Team Japan during the start of a race in the first round robin, punching a hole in one of the hulls.

In the other semi-final, SoftBank Team Japan lead Sweden's Artemis Racing 3-1 ahead of their two races on Thursday.

Ainslie said the wing would have to be replaced, which was impossible to do quick enough to get back out for the second scheduled race against the Kiwis.

"We'll bounce back from this".

“First, and the most important thing for us, is that all the guys on board are safe and with no major injuries, ” Burling said.

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The delay could benefit New Zealand, who spent all night repairing their catamaran after a spectacular capsizing during a race against Britain on Tuesday.

"The winds were at the upper limit today, but that's all part of it", he said.

Three were thrown overboard but all of New Zealand's crew were accounted for.

The British crew had come through problems of their own, after suffering equipment failure on Monday when part of their wing controls broke and they had to forfeit two races to their New Zealand opponents. As this was not a scheduled lay day, and as it is the last day of the Semi-Finals, the number of races will depend on how long it takes for the victor of each Semi-Final match to win five races in the best of nine series.

The semi-final winners will go head-to-head to decide who gets to challenge holders Team USA for the America's Cup itself, starting on June 17.

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