Strongest Challengers For America’s Cup May Withdraw From 2017 Race After Teams' VoteA cost cutting move could may cause the America's Cup 2017 regatta in Bermuda to lose two of its strongest challengers.
Marshals Seize America's Cup Boat From Oracle Team USA Over Lien Filed By SailorFederal marshals seized America's Cup champion Oracle Team USA's prototype boat in San Francisco on Monday, before it could be shipped out of the country, in response to a lien filed by a fired sailor.
Mysterious Black Stealth Ship Prowls San Francisco Bay, A Harbinger Of Yachting's FutureYachts are supposed to be white, so when a dark, angular, $33 million stealth ship pulls up at a local marina next to a bunch of fiberglass pleasure boats that haven't changed basic designs in 50 years, heads turn, cameraphones are raised, and questions are asked.
No Criminal Charges To Be Filed In America’s Cup Crash That Killed SailorSan Francisco police say criminal charges will not be filed in the crash of an America's Cup catamaran in May 2013 that killed British Olympic star Andrew "Bart" Simpson.
San Francisco Is Out Of The Running To Host America’s Cup In 2017Mayor Ed Lee received a letter late Tuesday night, informing him that San Francisco is not one of the three finalists to host the event in 2017.
Mayor Lee Confident San Francisco's Still An America’s Cup ContenderEven though America’s Cup officials announced they’ve eliminated one of the four remaining contenders for the 2017 regatta, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee says he’s confident his city is still in the game.
America's Cup Eliminates One Prospective Venue For 2017; Could Be San FranciscoAmerica's Cup officials have reduced the prospective venues for the next regatta from four to three, and it appears San Francisco has been eliminated.
Prototype Wind-Powered Ferry Technology Could Lead To Greener SF Bay TransportationA prototype wind-powered ferry boat being developed on the San Francisco Bay could eventually lead to bay transportation that uses less fuel and produces fewer greenhouse gases.
SF City Hall Plots Bid For Next America’s Cup, Hearings Focus On Previous Shortcomings San Francisco supervisors and city officials held a hearing to focus on lessons learned from the America’s Cup race held last summer in order to improve their bid for the 2017 competition.
America's Cup Cost SF $11.5 Million, Doubling EstimatesNewly released figures on Monday revealed that the City Of San Francisco lost $11.5 million hosting the 34th America’s Cup—double than what was previously estimated.
Phil Matier: Has The Ship Sailed For The America’s Cup In San Francisco?The return of the America's Cup to the San Francisco Bay appears to be experiencing some choppy waters with the organizers threatening to pull out and relocate to another city.
Skipper Spithill Returns To Cup America's Champ OracleThe chance to win a third straight America’s Cup with Oracle Team USA was a bigger allure to skipper Jimmy Spithill than taking a big-money offer from a foreign challenger.