Patrizio Bertelli

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.


Team luna Rossa Swordfish skippered by Paul Campbell James in action during a fleet race in the America's Cup World Series on August 23, 2012 in San Francisco. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Italian Team Owner May Pull Out Of America’s Cup

The Italian entry in the America’s Cup sailing races said the owner of the boat is coming to San Francisco to decide whether to compete.