Defending champion Oracle Team USA on Thursday dropped a Bay Area native from its sailing crew as the team tries to find a way to come back from a large deficit in the America’s Cup Finals, which resumes this afternoon in San Francisco.
Might a British knight be able to help turn around the America’s Cup misfortunes of defending champion Oracle Team USA? Sir Ben Ainslie, the most successful Olympic sailor in history, subbed out struggling tactician John Kostecki for Oracle’s training session Wednesday on San Francisco Bay.
San Francisco fire investigators have not able to determine the cause of a small blaze that damaged a broadcast booth and bleachers at the America’s Cup Village in the city’s Marina District early Tuesday, a fire spokeswoman said Wednesday.
Emirates Team New Zealand took advantage of a mistake by defending champion Oracle Team USA to win Race 5 of the America’s Cup in a runaway on San Francisco Bay.
Oracle Team USA came flying out of the fog around Mark 4 and outraced challenger Emirates Team Zealand in a heart-stopping sprint to the finish to win Race 4 of the America’s Cup by 8 seconds Sunday.
Emirates Team New Zealand skimmed above the waves of San Francisco Bay faster and better than defending champion Oracle Team USA on Saturday to win the first two races of the 34th America’s Cup.
The America’s Cup Finals begin in San Francisco on Saturday, and city and team officials are hoping that the races themselves will finally take center stage rather than the tragedy and controversies that have overshadowed the regatta thus far.
A group of Academy of Art University artists who created a large public mural depicting a sailing scene on the San Francisco Bay were on hand Wednesday morning to honor fallen Artemis Racing sailor Andrew “Bart” Simpson.
An international jury has levied the harshest penalties in the 162-year history of the America’s Cup, docking defending champion Oracle Team USA two points in the finals against Emirates Team Zealand and expelling a key sailor.
Oracle Team USA officials will defend themselves at a hearing Thursday on allegations that the team illegally modified its boats.