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America’s Cup: World Series 2012 II

America’s Cup Champs Cut Short 2-Boat Testing

America’s Cup champion Oracle Team USA sustained damage to its newest catamaran just minutes into the first day of its two-boat testing program on San Francisco Bay.

06/26/2013

Team boats are seen at the start of the fleet racing portion of the America's Cup World Series, in the bay of Naples, Italy. (Photo: Gilles Martin-Raget, Handout)

America’s Cup Teams Debate Safety Regulations

The U.S. Coast Guard has yet to issue permits for the America’s Cup races to begin on San Francisco Bay.

06/20/2013

Oracle Team USA skippered by Russell Coutts (#5) and Oracle Team USA skippered by James Spithill (#4)  in action during the match race final of the America's Cup World Series on August 26, 2012 in San Francisco, California.  (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Danger Levels High For America’s Cup Sailors

The margin for error is exceedingly small for a sailor sitting three stories above the San Francisco Bay on the side of a high-tech catamaran as it leans toward the water literally flying along the surface like a giant stingray at 40 mph.

05/28/2013

British sailor Andrew Simpson, a member of the Swedish America's Cup racing team died when the Artemis Racing AC-72 catamaran capsized. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Safety Recommendations Released For America’s Cup

A group of sailing experts has released 37 recommendations they say will increase safety in the America’s Cup, which is set to take place on the wind-raked San Francisco Bay this summer.

05/23/2013

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.

05/16/2013

Andrew "Bart" Simpson, an Olympic gold medalist, was killed when his America's Cup catamaran overturned on San Francisco Bay on May 9, 2013. (CBS)

Memorial Held For America’s Cup Sailor Killed On San Francisco Bay

A week after the death of one of their team’s sailors during a practice run for the America’s Cup regatta, Artemis Racing held a private ceremony Thursday to honor their fallen friend.

05/16/2013

The Artemis Racing 72-foot catamaran overturned on San Francisco Bay, May 9, 2013 during practice for the America's Cup. (CBS)

America’s Cup Races To Go On Despite Training Death

The America’s Cup will go on as planned after the death of a sailor during a training run last week on San Francisco Bay.

05/14/2013

America’s Cup: World Series 2012 II

Oracle Racing’s Spithill Wins 2nd Consecutive America’s Cup World Series

Jimmy Spithill of Oracle Racing rebounded from last place at the start of the Super Sunday fleet race finale to win the America’s Cup World Series San Francisco championship.

10/07/2012

America’s Cup: World Series 2012 II

Ainslie & Artemis Racing Enjoying Revivals At America’s Cup World Series

J.P. Morgan BAR skipper Ben Ainslie and crew aren’t the only ones at America’s Cup World Series San Francisco benefitting from a month of practice. So, too, are the two Artemis Racing crews.

10/05/2012

America’s Cup: World Series 2012 II

Young Skippers Score Victories In Challenging ConditionsAt America’s Cup World Series

A pair of first-time wins amid challenging conditions by the two youngest skippers in the fleet highlighted the first day of racing Wednesday at the America’s Cup World Series in San Francisco.

10/03/2012

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