Two from Italy

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A sec­ond Ital­ian syn­di­cate have sig­nalled their in­ten­tion to chal­lenge for the Amer­ica’s Cup. Sar­dinia-based Ade­la­sia of Tor­res an­nounced on Wed­nes­day their hope of be­ing in Auck­land in 2021. They are fronted by Re­nato Azara who runs the Mediter­ranean is­land’s ma­jor freight com­pany as well as a mar­itime agency that ser­vices the needs of su­per yachts. He will have Duc­cio Colombi at his side. Colombi has won 11 Ital­ian cham­pi­onships in dif­fer­ent sail­ing classes, two Eu­ro­pean cham­pi­onships and four world cham­pi­onships.

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