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No Criminal Charges To Be Filed In America’s Cup Crash That Killed Sailor

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.

09/09/2014

Andrew "Bart" Simpson, an Olympic gold medalist, was killed when his America's Cup catamaran overturned on San Francisco Bay on May 9, 2013. (CBS)

Medical Examiner Says America’s Cup Sailor Died From Blunt Trauma

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.

10/15/2013

A mural depicting America's Cup sailing on SF Bay at Post and Ellis streets in San Francisco. (CBS)

SF Mural Dedicated To Sailor Killed During America’s Cup Practice

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.

09/04/2013

Team Luna Rossa Challenge (R) skippered by Massimiliano Sirena in action against Team Artemis Racing (L) skippered by Iain Percy during race one of the Louis Vuitton Cup semi final on August 6, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The winner of the Louis Vuitton Cup goes on to race against Oracle Team USA in the America's Cup Finals that start on September 7. Emirates Team Luna Rossa Challenge won the race. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Sweden Returns To America’s Cup Action, Falls To Italy In Opener Of Challenger Semis

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.

08/06/2013

Artemis Racing's Big Blue AC72 sails in San Francisco Bay. (Photo © ACEA / PHOTO GILLES MARTIN-RA)

Artemis Ready To Race In America’s Cup Trials

Three months after crewman Andrew “Bart” Simpson was killed in a capsize, Artemis Racing will sail in the America’s Cup challenger trials.

08/05/2013

British sailor Andrew Simpson, a member of the Swedish America's Cup racing team died when the Artemis Racing AC-72 catamaran capsized. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Safety Recommendations Released For America’s Cup

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.

05/23/2013

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS/KPIX 5) – An America’s Cup racing boat crew member died and another was hurt when their catamaran overturned on San Francisco Bay Thursday afternoon during a practice run.A KPIX 5/KCBS reporter on the scene at the St. Francis Yacht Club said he saw the deceased sailor placed into a body bag after cardiopulmonary resuscitation efforts by paramedics failed.[ READ MORE: Crew Member Killed After America’s Cup Racing Boat Capsizes On SF Bay ](credit: KPIX 5)

Artemis Crew Wants Safety Changes In America’s Cup Following Death

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.

05/22/2013

Members of the media gather at Luna Rossa to hear owner Patrizio Bertelli discuss his team's participation in the America's Cup. (CBS)

Italian Team To Race In SF America’s Cup; Owner Wants Safety Improvements

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.

05/17/2013

Andrew "Bart" Simpson, an Olympic gold medalist, was killed when his America's Cup catamaran overturned on San Francisco Bay on May 9, 2013. (CBS)

Memorial Held For America’s Cup Sailor Killed On San Francisco Bay

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.

05/16/2013

The Artemis Racing 72-foot catamaran overturned on San Francisco Bay, May 9, 2013 during practice for the America's Cup. (CBS)

America’s Cup Races To Go On Despite Training Death

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.

05/14/2013

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