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America's Cup Hero Alan Bond has Died

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Alan Bond, the man who famously funded Australia’s historic victory at the 1983 America’s Cup, has died in Perth at the age of 77 following heart surgery earlier this week.

Hammersmith-born Bond backed the Australian II syndicate to America's Cup glory in September 1983, to break the New York Yacht Club's 132-year grip on the trophy - more

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