Medical Examiner Says America's Cup Sailor Died From Blunt TraumaThe 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.
SF Mural Dedicated To Sailor Killed During America's Cup PracticeA 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.
Artemis Racing Bowed Out Gracefully From Weekend America's Cup DefeatA 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.
Luna Rossa Sweeps Artemis In America’s Cup Challenger SemisItaly'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.
Luna Rossa Takes 3-0 Lead Over Artemis In SemisItaly'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.
Artemis Down 0-2 In Challenger Series After 2nd Day Of StrugglesLike 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.
Sweden Returns To America's Cup Action, Falls To Italy In Opener Of Challenger SemisRebounding 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.
Artemis Sails New AC72 Catamaran For 1st Time In SF BayArtemis 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.
Artemis Hopes To Race New AC72 Catamaran Later This WeekArtemis 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.
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.
Racing Against Nobody, New Zealand Gets Points In America's Cup RegattaThis was supposed to be the most eye-popping America's Cup ever. But the Italian syndicate didn't sail against Emirates Team New Zealand this week in the Louis Vuitton Cup challengers series, allowing New Zealand to earn two points in the regatta unchallenged.
Safety Recommendations Released For America's CupA 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.