ACWS San Francisco
October 10, 2012America's Cup World Series, San FranciscoJimmy Spithill's Oracle Team USA returned to San Francisco to claim their second consecutive Championship title on the Bay waters, despite a capsize that damaged their wing on the second-to-last day of racing. Spithill also won the Match Racing Championship. Photos: ACEA
August 21, 2012Preview: America's Cup WS San FranciscoWith a new team, more boats and more sailors, the second season of the America's Cup World series will begin on Wednesday, Aug. 22, in San Francisco. The newest team is J.P. Morgan BAR, skippered by Ben Ainslie, who recently won his fifth Olympic gold medal. How will he measure up compared to the skippers who competed in the ACWS 2011-12? Will his undying confidence be enough to overcome Oracle Team USA's golden boy, James Spithill?