Sailing Regatta

America’s Cup: World Series 2012 II

Team Oracle USA Faces Charges In SF Of Improperly Modified Race Boats

Oracle Team USA officials will defend themselves at a hearing Thursday on allegations that the team illegally modified its boats.


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.