Kiwis Move 2 Wins Away From America's Cup MatchEmirates 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.
Kiwis Take 4-1 Lead In Louis Vuitton Cup FinalsSkipper 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.
Emirates Grabs 2-1 Lead Over Luna Rossa In America's Cup Challenger SeriesThe 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.
Luna Rossa Beats Hobbled Emirates, Evens Louis Vitton Series Of America's CupEmirates 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.
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.
Luna Rossa Takes 3-0 Lead Over Artemis In SemisItaly'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.
Sweden Returns To America's Cup Action, Falls To Italy In Opener Of Challenger SemisRebounding 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.
Tom Cruise Takes On The America's CupTom 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...
Kiwis Rout Italians In America's Cup Challenger SeriesEmirates 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.
Artemis Hopes To Race New AC72 Catamaran Later This WeekArtemis 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.
Kiwis Top 50 MPH In America's Cup 72-Foot CatamaranEmirates Team New Zealand set another top speed for America's Cup 72-foot catamarans, hitting 44.15 knots, or 50.8 mph, Thursday on San Francisco Bay.
Kiwis Rout Italians In 1st Real America’s Cup Race On San Francisco BayThe first real race of the America's Cup challenger series was a runaway for Emirates Team New Zealand on Saturday even before it hit the starting line on San Francisco Bay.
Louis Vuitton Paying $3M Less For America's Cup SponsorshipLouis Vuitton is paying the America's Cup $3 million less than originally agreed to sponsor the challenger trials for sailing's marquee regatta because only three teams are entered.
Racing Against Nobody, New Zealand Gets Points In America's Cup RegattaThis was supposed to be the most eye-popping America's Cup ever. But the Italian syndicate didn't sail against Emirates Team New Zealand this week in the Louis Vuitton Cup challengers series, allowing New Zealand to earn two points in the regatta unchallenged.
America’s Cup Kicks Off With Opening Ceremony In San FranciscoThousands were on hand to kick off the world renowned sailing event, taking place in the Bay Area for the first time.