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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)

Kiwis Top 50 MPH In America’s Cup 72-Foot Catamaran

Emirates Team New Zealand set another top speed for America’s Cup 72-foot catamarans, hitting 44.15 knots, or 50.8 mph, Thursday on San Francisco Bay.

07/18/2013

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

Emirates Team New Zealand sails their AC-72 near Alcatraz in preparation for the start of the America's Cup race in San Francisco on July 13, 2013. Emirates Team New Zealand beat Italy's Luna Rossa Challenge on San Francisco Bay on Saturday in the first real race of the 34th America's Cup. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Kiwis Rout Italians In 1st Real America’s Cup Race On San Francisco Bay

The first real race of the America’s Cup challenger series was a runaway for Emirates Team New Zealand on Saturday even before it hit the starting line on San Francisco Bay.

07/13/2013

Emirates Team New Zealand in action on San Francisco Bay.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Racing Against Nobody, New Zealand Gets Points In America’s Cup Regatta

This 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.

07/10/2013

Team Luna Rossa Swordfish competes in a fleet race during the America's Cup World Series on October 4, 2012 in San Francisco, California. Teams are racing on an AC45 boat, which is the forerunner to the AC72 that teams will race next year in the Louis Vuitton Cup and America's Cup Finals in San Francisco. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Italian Team To Sit Out Opening Race Of America’s Cup

The first sailing race in the America’s Cup regatta in San Francisco on Sunday will only have one team competing after the other team announced today that it will sit out the race because of a dispute over proposed rule changes.

07/06/2013

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New Zealand Doesn’t Back Off With America’s Cup Rules Protest

The Kiwis are protesting a rule change that ostensibly was made for safety reasons following the death of British sailing star Andrew Simpson on May 9 when rival challenger Artemis Racing capsized.

07/03/2013

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