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Oracle Team USA trains for the America's Cup sailing event on July 17, 2013 in San Francisco. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Oracle Forfeits America’s Cup World Series Titles

America’s Cup champion Oracle Team USA forfeited its overall championships from the first two seasons of the America’s Cup World Series on Thursday after it was determined that its yachts were modified without the permission of the Measurement Committee.

08/09/2013

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

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)

Fatal America’s Cup Crash ‘Was Not On The Radar For Any of Us’; Could Change Race

Officials have not ruled out cancelling the America’s Cup Race scheduled for this summer based on the outcome of multi-agency investigations currently underway.

05/10/2013

A CBS 5 viewer took this photo of an Oracle Racing catamaran capsizing on San Francisco Bay on October 16, 2012. (Stefan Kirkeby)

Deadly Wreck Caps Series Of Setbacks For San Francisco’s America’s Cup

The 2013 America’s Cup has faced controversy and setbacks at nearly every turn since San Francisco won the right to host the World’s premier sailing race 2010. Now, the death of a Swedish team member during training on May 9th is likely to cast a shadow over the event finals, which officially get underway on San Francisco Bay September 7th.

05/09/2013

America’s Cup: World Series 2012 II

Rescuer Of French America’s Cup Boat Seeks Huge Cash Award

A Bay Area sailor is seeking thousands in award money after rescuing a drifting catamaran belonging to the French America’s Cup World Series known as Energy, according to a report in the San Francisco Chronicle.

10/10/2012

Team USA celebrates an overall win in the America's Cup World Series Sunday in San Francisco © ACEA 2012/ Photo Gilles Martin-Raget

Oracle Team USA Takes Top Honors In World Cup Series On SF Bay

Oracle Team USA took top honors on San Francisco Bay Sunday afternoon, winning both overall, and the match-race championship in the America’s Cup World Series.

08/26/2012

A pair of Oracle Racing AC45's skippered by Russell Coutts, left, and James Spithill, right, make their way toward the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, Monday, June 13, 2011. (AP)

America’s Cup Enthusiasts Hit The Bay In Preview Of 2013 Competition

The latest in America’s Cup technology was being put on display this week, right on the surface of San Francisco Bay.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/14/2011