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Louis Vuitton Cup

Emirates Team New Zealand racing in the Louis Vuitton Cup. (© ACEA / PHOTO GILLES MARTIN-RAGET)

Kiwis Move 2 Wins Away From America’s Cup Match

Emirates Team New Zealand closed in on an America’s Cup match against Oracle Team USA, cruising past Italy’s Luna Rossa again Friday to take a 5-1 lead in the Louis Vuitton Cup finals.

08/23/2013

Emirates Team New Zealand skippered by Dean Barker in action against Team Luna Rossa Challenge skippered by Massimiliano Sirena during a race in the Louis Vuitton Cup finals.  (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Kiwis Take 4-1 Lead In Louis Vuitton Cup Finals

Skipper Dean Barker and Emirates Team New Zealand completed a pair of near-flawless races Wednesday, overpowering Italy’s Luna Rossa to take a 4-1 lead in the Louis Vuitton Cup finals.

08/21/2013

Emirates Team New Zealand skippered by Dean Barker practices on the water before race three of the Louis Vuitton Cup finals against Team Luna Rossa Challenge skippered by Massimiliano Sirena on August 19, 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 New Zealand won the race. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Emirates Grabs 2-1 Lead Over Luna Rossa In America’s Cup Challenger Series

The final of the America’s Cup challenger series has had more failing than foiling. Emirates Team New Zealand sailed away with another win because of a mechanical failure to Italy’s Luna Rossa, taking a 2-1 lead in the Louis Vuitton Cup finals Monday.

08/19/2013

Team Luna Rossa

Luna Rossa Beats Hobbled Emirates, Evens Louis Vitton Series Of America’s Cup

Emirates Team New Zealand fell out of the second race of the series because of a mechanical problem Sunday, handing Italy’s Luna Rossa a victory that evened the Louis Vuitton Cup finals at one apiece.

08/18/2013

Crew members from Emirates Team New Zealand skippered by Dean Barker removed a section of tarp from their AC-72 catamaran that was damaged during race one of the Louis Vuitton Cup finals against Team Luna Rossa Challenge on August 17, 2013 in San Francisco, California.

2 Men Overboard; Emirates Beats Luna Rossa In Scary America’s Cup Opener

Emirates Team New Zealand tore the trampoline tarp in the center of its catamaran and lost two men overboard before holding on to beat hobbled Italian Team Luna Rossa.

08/17/2013

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 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

Tom Cruise Guest of Emirates Team New Zealand (credit: © ACEA / PHOTO GILLES MARTIN-RA)

Tom Cruise Takes On The America’s Cup

Tom Cruise’s need for speed takes him and his son Connor aboard Emirates Team New Zealand’s AC72 racing yacht durng the America’s Cup…

07/29/2013

Emirates Team New Zealand races Italy s Luna Rossa in the America s Cup challenger trials. (© ACEA / PHOTO GILLES MARTIN-RAGET)

Kiwis Rout Italians In America’s Cup Challenger Series

Emirates Team New Zealand routed Italy’s Luna Rossa by the biggest margin yet in the America’s Cup challenger trials and clinched the right to advance to the Louis Vuitton Cup finals.

07/23/2013

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

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