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AmericaOne New Zealand Chronicles:
More Light Air and Testing Against America True
AUCKLAND, NZ - January 18, 1999 - Stay tuned to the AmericaOne website as we post reports from the team as they begin an intensive two-month training program in New Zealand. Straight from the top, here is Paul Cayard's report:

Daily Report, January 18, 1999

It was a tough day out on the track today. The low pressure system was slow to move off shore so we had light a variable winds. We managed to get some good light air scrimmaging in with A-True. Prada was the only other team out on the water today with both of their boats. Tonight we are hosting them at our compound for a bar-b-q as well as the race committee from the Bucklands Beach Yacht. We taped the football games so we can watch them now. Tomorrow's forecast is 8-15 knots from the east so it should be a better day.

Paul Cayard
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