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Statement from ORACLE TEAM USA General Manager Grant Simmer regarding recent protest filed by Luna Rossa Challenge:

“Further to reports, we confirm that Luna Rossa Challenge has filed a protest claiming a breach of the Protocol regarding observation within 200 meters of their yacht. We will make a submission to the International Jury together with submissions from other teams, which will be focused on an interpretation of the Protocol. The Jury has permitted us to make this statement, however in accordance with the Jury confidentiality guidelines, we are not permitted to disclose further information in advance of the decision.”