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.
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.
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.
Oracle's Ellison Defends 'Risky' Tactics In America's CupThe new, cutting-edge America's Cup boats are not without criticism and Oracle's Larry Ellison defends what some call risky engineering and sailing tactics, explaining, "It has to be a little bit risky."
New Zealand America's Cup Boss Calls Oracle Team USA 'Cheaters'The head of America's Cup challenger Emirates Team New Zealand has accused defending champion Oracle Team USA of cheating in the latest controversy in sailing's premier regatta. "You can't actually get to any other point than the fact they were cheating," he said.
Artemis Racing Bowed Out Gracefully From Weekend America's Cup DefeatA Sweden-based sailing team that was hit with a tragic loss earlier this year was eliminated over the weekend in the challenger series for the America's Cup, but bowed out gracefully in a display of sportsmanship that has been a hallmark of the team’s return to the water.
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.
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.
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.
Artemis Ready To Race In America's Cup TrialsThree months after crewman Andrew "Bart" Simpson was killed in a capsize, Artemis Racing will sail in the America's Cup challenger trials.
Artemis Sails New AC72 Catamaran For 1st Time In SF BayArtemis Racing sailed around the San Francisco Bay on Wednesday, testing “Big Blue” for the first time in winds as strong as 15 knots. The catamaran is the Swedish challenger’s second AC 72 for America's Cup competition.
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.
KCBS In Depth: America’s Cup Execs Discuss ExpectationsAmerica's Cup Event Authority CEO Stephen Barclay and Regatta Director Iain Murray join us to talk about the controversy, tragedy and ego clashes that have built up one high-tech race on the San Francisco Bay.