SOFTBANK TEAM JAPAN DRAWS EVEN DESPITE COLLISION

BARKER CONFIRMS TEAM WILL BE BACK ON THE WATER SUNDAY

FUKU: "WE'RE HERE TO WIN."

KAZUHIKO SOFUKU REFLECTS ON ENDING JAPAN'S SEVENTEEN YEAR AMERICA'S CUP DROUGHT

BOLD PREDICTIONS

NEWS

Pre-Start Collision with Land Rover BAR

Draper?: "Derek pushes it away and you can see Yuki and I got absolutely squished by it and Deano managed to hop out of his cockpit...there's a few bruises but we'll be fine." The shore team is already working on repairs following a pre-start collision with Land Rover BAR? this afternoon during day one of the America's Cup? Qualifiers!

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Dean Barker Skipper/CEO Age 43, Dean Barker is the Team CEO and Skipper of SoftBank Team Japan competing in his 6th America's Cup.
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Kazuhiko "Fuku" Sofuku Sailor/General Manager Age 49, Kazuhiko Sofuku is the General Manager and Bowman for SoftBank Team Japan racing in his 4th America's Cup.
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Yugo Yoshida Sailor
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Chris Draper Tactician/Sailing Team Manager Age 37, Chris Draper is the Tactician for SoftBank Team Japan competing in his 2nd America's Cup.
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Jeremy Lomas Sailor/COO Age 43, Jeremy Lomas competes as bow/grinder on SoftBank Team Japan racing in his 5th America's Cup.
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Yuki Kasatani Sailor
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Derek Saward Sailor Age 34, Derek is a grinder/bowman competing with SoftBank Team Japan in his 2nd America's Cup.
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Winston Macfarlane Sailor Winston Macfarlane competes as a grinder on SoftBank Team Japan racing in his 3rd America's Cup.
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Ben Lamb Sailor
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Luke Payne Sailor
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Jason Waterhouse Sailor

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