The final races of this year's America's Cup competition have been
pushed back another day due to wind conditions.
Rain and unfavorable wind conditions prompted the cancellation of
Race 14 today, which is now set for 1:15 p.m. Sunday, according to
Officials say that while winds today were too far west to make for
a good course, good conditions are expected on Sunday.
As the America's Cup Finals wind down, Emirates Team New Zealand
team has maintained a significant lead against Oracle Team USA and could
clinch the Cup if it wins the next race.
Race 14 was originally scheduled for today at 1:15 p.m. but was
postponed several times due to inclement weather. The delay comes after a
week of race postponements due to wind conditions.
This year's competition has been marred by a number of setbacks,
including the death of Sweden-based Artemis Racing crewmember Andrew "Bart"
Simpson, who drowned when the team's boat capsized during a practice in the
Oracle Team USA took home the 2010 America's Cup and selected San
Francisco as the host city for this year's competition.