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.
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.
CSULBSA Sets Sail In Alamitos Bay For Shields RegattaSkippers and crew members of the CSULB Sailing Association set sail on the waters of Alamitos Bay for the CSULBSA Shields Regatta on Sunday.
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.
Oracle Team USA Wins 7th Straight Race, Forces Historic Finale For America's CupThe longest America's Cup in history will come down to two 72-foot, space-age catamarans making a final sprint around San Francisco Bay, on a five-leg course framed by the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island.
Oracle Wins Again To Keep USA Alive In America's CupSkipper Jimmy Spithill accelerated his 72-foot catamaran off the starting line and steered defending champion Oracle Team USA to its fifth straight win against Emirates Team New Zealand on Monday to stay alive in the America's Cup.
Oracle Wins Twice To Keep USA Alive In America's CupJimmy Spithill and his mates with Oracle Team USA were masterful in light air Sunday on San Francisco Bay, winning two races against Emirates Team New Zealand to stay alive in the America's Cup.