San 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.
The America’s Cup sailor who perished in a capsizing during a practice run in May died of “blunt trauma with drowning,” according to a San Francisco medical examiner’s report on the case.
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.
Rebounding from a shaky start and damage to its wing sail, Italy’s Luna Rossa sped ahead of Artemis Racing of Sweden to win the opening race of the America’s Cup challenger semifinals Tuesday on San Francisco Bay.
Three months after crewman Andrew “Bart” Simpson was killed in a capsize, Artemis Racing will sail in the America’s Cup challenger trials.
A group of sailing experts has released 37 recommendations they say will increase safety in the America’s Cup, which is set to take place on the wind-raked San Francisco Bay this summer.
The head of Artemis Racing said his team will compete in the America’s Cup only if conditions are deemed safe on wind-raked San Francisco Bay this summer.
The owner of the Italian entry in the America’s Cup said Friday that his boat will compete this summer, but he would like to see new safety measures following the death of a sailor on a training run last week.
A week after the death of one of their team’s sailors during a practice run for the America’s Cup regatta, Artemis Racing held a private ceremony Thursday to honor their fallen friend.
The America’s Cup will go on as planned after the death of a sailor during a training run last week on San Francisco Bay.