America’s Cup San Francisco
Emirates Team New Zealand fell out of the second race of the series because of a mechanical problem Sunday, handing Italy’s Luna Rossa a victory that evened the Louis Vuitton Cup finals at one apiece.
The first point in the America’s Cup was scored Sunday in a race with only one competitor due to a dispute over a proposed rule change.
Russell Coutts and Larry Ellison are certain they made the right decision to have the next America’s Cup sailed in fast 72-foot catamarans.
A San Francisco Supervisor has called for an audit of how much money it will cost the City to host the America’s Cup race in 2013.
Members of the America’s Cup Event Authority joined city leaders and billionaire software mogul Larry Ellison at City Hall on Wednesday to celebrate the Dec. 31 announcement that San Francisco will host the high-profile regatta in 2013.
The celebration has only just begun following Friday’s announcement that San Francisco has landed the 2013 America’s Cup yachting competition.
The bid for San Francisco to host the America’s Cup is being challenged by two new fiscal impact reports that offer differing views on the economic benefits of the event.