Australia to challenge Oracle USA for the America’s Cup after Team Nz surrenders 8-1 lead in San Francisco

Just days after the 30th anniversary of Australia II’s historic win in the 1983 regatta – still regarded as one of this country’s greatest sporting moment – the Hamilton Island Yacht Club has been accepted as the Challenger of Record for the next America’s Cup.

News broke in Australia late Friday night that wine makers Bob and Sandy Oatley were behind a move for their Hamilton Island Yacht Club to be the Challenger of Record for the next America’s Cup

– See more at: http://www.foxsports.com.au/other-sports/hamilton-island-yacht-club-has-been-accepted-as-challenger-of-record-for-next-americas-cup/story-e6frf56c-1226730509487#sthash.RkRCzpNf.dpuf

Sunrise exclusive interview http://au.tv.yahoo.com/sunrise/video/watch/19186167/australia-back-in-the-americas-cup

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