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Bermuda Awarded Warmup Regatta; Is Cup Next?Bermuda has been awarded a stop on the America's Cup World Series circuit in 2015.
San Diego Makes Final Push To Host 2017 America's CupThe Port of San Diego is making a final push to land the America's Cup, including releasing a splashy video touting the bay as a perfect venue for so-called stadium sailing.
Sweden's Artemis Recovers From Lost Sailor, Confirms America's Cup ChallengeArtemis Racing confirmed it is challenging for the America's Cup again and announced that Swedish Olympic gold medalists Freddy Loof and Max Salminen have joined the sailing crew.
America's Cup Boss Coutts Tells Kiwis To Skip Cup MeetingIf America's Cup challengers are to get on the same tack as defending champion Oracle Team USA heading into the next regatta, they'll do so without Emirates Team New Zealand -- at least for the time being.
San Diego 1 Of 3 Prospective Venues For 2017 America's CupAmerica's Cup officials have reduced the prospective venues for the next regatta from four to three, and it appears San Francisco has been eliminated.
Sources: Cup Sailor De Ridder's Suspension May Mark End Of CareerAmerica's Cup sailor Dirk de Ridder has been suspended from sanctioned events for five years by sailing's international governing body, two people with knowledge of the decision said Tuesday.
Sailors, Surfers Gather To Remember 'Hobie Cat' Pioneer Hobie Alter In Laguna BeachA man considered by many to be nothing short of a titan and a pioneer in the sailing and surfing worlds was remembered in Laguna Beach Thursday night.
San Diego Unanimously Approves Bid Submission To Host 2017 America's CupPort commissioners have voted unanimously to submit a bid to host the next America's Cup on San Diego Bay in August 2017.
Historic America's Cup Skipper Spithill To Return To Cup Champion Oracle Team USAThe chance to win a third straight America's Cup with Oracle Team USA was a bigger allure to skipper Jimmy Spithill than taking a big-money offer from a foreign challenger.
Mayor's Proposal May Bring 35th America's Cup Back To San FranciscoIn a strong sign that the America's Cup could return to San Francisco in 2017, Mayor Ed Lee has proposed to regatta organizers that Piers 27-29 serve as the main venue again and host the team bases.
America's Cup Sailor Died Of Blunt TraumaBritish sailing gold medalist Andrew "Bart" Simpson, who died during training for the America's Cup races in May, suffered extensive trauma to his head and neck and drowned after being trapped underwater for about 10 minutes, an autopsy report released Tuesday said.
Emirates Skipper: 'Vultures Circling' Defeated Team New ZealandTeam New Zealand skipper Dean Barker says "the vultures are already circling" the defeated America's Cup challenger and that the team will likely fold unless action is taken to secure its future.