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AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) _ Wind disrupted the America's Cup again Monday, further delaying the start of racing in the second round of the challenger quarterfinals.

After a long, hot and windless day on the Hauraki Gulf, racing was abandoned for the third day in a row.

Best-of-seven race repechages between New York's Stars & Stripes and OneWorld of Seattle, and Prada of Italy and Sweden's Victory Challenge were due to start Saturday.

But racing was called off that day because of light and shifty wind. On Sunday, wind gusting to 30 knots stirred a chop on the Gulf and forced the races to again be postponed.

The forecast for Tuesday is again for relatively light and shifty wind _ northeasterly sea breezes giving way later in the afternoon to an offshore airstream.