Strongest Challengers For America’s Cup May Withdraw From 2017 Race After Teams' VoteA cost cutting move could may cause the America's Cup 2017 regatta in Bermuda to lose two of its strongest challengers.
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.
Italian Skipper Also Says America's Cup Champ Oracle CheatedSkipper Max Sirena of Italy's Luna Rossa is the latest America's Cup competitor to accuse defending champion Oracle Team USA of cheating in what potentially could be one of the biggest scandals in the regatta's 162-year history.
Luna Rossa Sweeps Artemis In America’s Cup Challenger SemisItaly's Luna Rossa ended Artemis Racing's emotional attempt to advance in the America's Cup trials, finishing a four-race sweep in the challenger semifinals Saturday when the Swedish-backed boat made too many errors.
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.
Artemis Down 0-2 In Challenger Series After 2nd Day Of StrugglesLike it did in the first race, Artemis slowed dramatically during its first gybe after turning from the reaching first leg onto the downwind second leg.
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 Lose Jib, Still Beat Italians In America's Cup TrialEmirates Team New Zealand overcame the loss of their jib early in the race and routed Italy's Luna Rossa on Sunday in just their second head-to-head matchup in the America's Cup challenger series.
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.
Jury Rules Against New Safety Measures For America’s Cup; Race Permit In DoubtThe sailing body reviewing new safety recommendations proposed by the America’s Cup regatta director to prevent another deadly accident on the San Francisco Bay has decided in favor of two teams contesting changes to the rules.
Italian Team Plans Protest Over America’s Cup Safety Change With just a week before the start of the preliminary rounds of the America’s Cup, KPIX 5 has learned that the Italian team - Luna Rossa – will file a protest with the America’s Cup Jury over a rule change requiring rudder modification.
Italian Team To Race In SF America's Cup; Owner Wants Safety ImprovementsThe 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.
Italian Team Owner May Pull Out Of America's CupThe 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.