Race Day Briefing: Match Day 2 -- Rebound day

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ORACLE TEAM USA has two races scheduled against Emirates Team New Zealand starting at 1412 local time in Bermuda (1:12pm ET)

1230 - A little tune up sail this morning:

1200 -
Our starting six:

Skipper - Helmsman -- Jimmy Spithill
Wing Trimmer -- Kyle Langford
Tactician / Grinder -- Tom Slingsby
Grinder -- Louis Sinclair
Grinder -- Sam Newton
Grinder -- Ky Hurst

 - The forecast is for slightly more wind on Sunday than what we saw yesterday, but still, only in the 10 knot range. And again in that strange easterly direction.

Skipper Jimmy Spithill will lead the team into battle today down 1-0 on the scorecard and focused on eliminating costly mistakes. With two races scheduled, it's time to rebound from a tough start.

“There’s a lot we can take from today, a lot to be learned," he said after day one. "We clearly weren’t sailing at our best, but we also had our opportunities. In both races, we had our chances. The other guys, at the end of the day, made fewer mistakes, but the good news is we’re only one back.”

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