San Francisco Is Out Of The Running To Host America’s Cup In 2017Mayor 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.
America's Cup Eliminates One Prospective Venue For 2017; Could Be San FranciscoAmerica's Cup officials have reduced the prospective venues for the next regatta from four to three, and it appears San Francisco has been eliminated.
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.
Measurers Admit Mistake In America's Cup ScandalThe 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.
Oracle Forfeits America's Cup World Series TitlesAmerica'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.
America's Cup Champ Coutts Defends Rules ChangesNot 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.
America’s Cup Catamaran Capsizes On San Francisco BayFour-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.