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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

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

Artemis Racing Bowed Out Gracefully From Weekend America’s Cup Defeat

A Sweden-based sailing team that was hit with a tragic loss earlier this year was eliminated over the weekend in the challenger series for the America’s Cup, but bowed out gracefully in a display of sportsmanship that has been a hallmark of the team’s return to the water.

08/12/2013

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Luna Rossa Sweeps Artemis In America’s Cup Challenger Semis

Italy’s Luna Rossa ended Artemis Racing’s emotional attempt to advance in the America’s Cup trials, finishing a four-race sweep in the challenger semifinals Saturday when the Swedish-backed boat made too many errors.

08/10/2013

Team Luna Rossa Challenge (L) is skippered by Massimiliano Sirena against Team Artemis Racing (R) skippered by Iain Percy during race three of the Louis Vuitton Cup semi final on August 9, 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. Team Luna Rossa Challenge won the race. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Luna Rossa Takes 3-0 Lead Over Artemis In Semis

Italy’s Luna Rossa is one victory away from advancing to the America’s Cup challenger finals and another go-round with powerhouse Emirates Team New Zealand.

08/09/2013

Team Artemis Racing skippered by Iain Percy takes practice before the start of race two of the Louis Vuitton Cup semi final against Team Luna Rossa Challenge (R) skippered by Massimiliano Sirena on August 7, 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. Team Luna Rossa Challenge won the race. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Artemis Down 0-2 In Challenger Series After 2nd Day Of Struggles

Like it did in the first race, Artemis slowed dramatically during its first gybe after turning from the reaching first leg onto the downwind second leg.

08/07/2013

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 Sails New AC72 Catamaran For 1st Time In SF Bay

Artemis Racing sailed around the San Francisco Bay on Wednesday, testing “Big Blue” for the first time in winds as strong as 15 knots. The catamaran is the Swedish challenger’s second AC 72 for America’s Cup competition.

07/25/2013

Artemis Racing launches AC72 at base in Alameda. (Photo © Sander van der Borch / Artemis Racing)

Artemis Hopes To Race New AC72 Catamaran Later This Week

Artemis Racing of Sweden hopes to sail sometime later this week now that it has launched its new America’s Cup 72-foot catamaran, 2 ½ months after the fatal capsize of its first boat.

07/23/2013

Emirates Team New Zealand sails their AC-72 Racing Yacht past Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Harbor during the America's Cup in San Francisco, California on July, 14, 2013. AFP PHOTO/Don Emmert (DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Team New Zealand Scores Another America’s Cup Point In Solo ‘Race’

Emirates Team New Zealand on Sunday scored its fourth point in as many matches in the Louis Vuitton Cup, the America’s Cup Challenger Series, according to race officials.

07/15/2013

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