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Gybe talkin’ Day 2

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Franck Cammas

OK, OK, let's not get carried away, the French are in last place. But having been universally written off, it was good to see the skipper outsmart Artemis in a stunning win.

Not

Sir Ben Ainslie

Dean Barker stuck the boot in over Saturday's crash with BAR.“The shore crew are looking forward to when Ben's going to bring some beers down. It didn't happen last night, so I'm guessing he'll probably do it tonight.” Touché.

What they said

‘This America's Cup is the most important, most extravagant, and greatest event that has ever been in Bermuda in my lifetime — Michael Douglas gives AC35 a ringing endorsement after watching a spectacular opening day

Man overboard

Thirsty tourists

A regiment soldier was asked by US visitors if anyone could drink in the Land Rover bar. He had to break the news that Land Rover BAR was not, in fact, a pub but the HQ of the UK team. Perhaps Sir Ben & Co have missed a trick.

Top tweet

Tremendous job by Bermuda Tourism in making #AmericasCup a huge success – Bermuda resident and former WWE wrestler @JCLayfield dishes out some praise

Weather forecast

Today

Mix of sun and cloud, showers overnight. Wind: southwesterly 8 to 12 knots, increasing 10 to 15 in the afternoon.

Tomorrow

Sunny periods with one or two showers. Wind: west-southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, decreasing in evening.

Sir Ben Ainslie looks glum after Saturday's racing (Photograph by Talbot Wilson)

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Published May 29, 2017 at 9:00 am (Updated May 29, 2017 at 3:13 am)

Gybe talkin’ Day 2

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