Russell Coutts

Oracle Team USA skipper James Spithill (C) kisses the America's Cup trophy as he celebrates onstage after they beat Emirates Team New Zealand to defend the America's Cup during the final race on September 25, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Is Out Of The Running To Host America’s Cup In 2017

Mayor Ed Lee received a letter late Tuesday night, informing him that San Francisco is not one of the three finalists to host the event in 2017.

06/11/2014

America's Cup - Final Race

America’s Cup Eliminates One Prospective Venue For 2017; Could Be San Francisco

America’s Cup officials have reduced the prospective venues for the next regatta from four to three, and it appears San Francisco has been eliminated.

06/10/2014

Oracle Team USA skippered by James Spithill races against Emirates Team New Zealand skippered by Dean Barker during the final race of the America's Cup Finals on September 25, 2013 in San Francisco. (photo courtesy of C.Flanigan/imageSPACE)

Oracle’s Ellison, Coutts Turned America’s Cup Into 21st Century Adrenaline Rush

“I think a lot of people who were never interested in sailing suddenly got interested in sailing,” Larry Ellison, the software billionaire who owns Oracle Team USA, said after the American boat kept the America’s Cup with one final thrilling win.

09/27/2013

Oracle Team USA sail both of their AC72's  while training for the America's Cup sailing event on July 17, 2013 in San Francisco.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Measurers Admit Mistake In America’s Cup Scandal

The America’s Cup Measurement Committee has admitted it made a mistake and that one of the three prototype boats owned by defending champion Oracle Team USA was not illegally modified during warm-up regattas last year.

08/16/2013

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

ORACLE Racing CEO Russell Coutts.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

America’s Cup Champ Coutts Defends Rules Changes

Not long after helping to sail one of the new America’s Cup catamarans around ghostly San Francisco Bay, four-time winner Russell Coutts scoffed at accusations by two foreign challengers that defending champion Oracle Team USA is benefiting from safety changes.

07/03/2013

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 Catamaran Capsizes On San Francisco Bay

Four-time America’s Cup champion Russell Coutts, the CEO of Oracle Racing, capsized his 45-foot catamaran on San Francisco Bay on Monday during a practice race against skipper Jimmy Spithill as part of a media day.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/13/2011

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