August 21, 2012The America's Cup World Series: San FranciscoThe second season of the America's Cup World Series is scheduled to begin Wednesday, Aug. 22, in San Francisco. There will be a total of eight teams competing: Artemis Racing (SWE), China Team (CHN), Emirates Team New Zealand (NZL), Energy Team (FRA), J.P Morgan BAR (GBR), Luna Rossa Challenge 2013 (ITA), ORACLE TEAM USA (USA), and Team Korea (KOR). Photos by Gilles Martin-Raget
June 20, 2012Meet the Boat: The AC45
The AC45 is a lean, mean, speed macJuly 29, 2013America's Cup: The Early Review Is InFrom the perspective of a self-proclaimed average Joe match racer, the America's Cup 34 desperately needs an infusion of close racing to add substance to its shiny surface.August 24, 2012America's Cup World Series: Coutts CrashWho says sailboat racing is boring? Plenty of fast-paced action off the San Francisco waterfront today, including one smashing smash-up by Oracle Racing's Russell Coutts. Are the boss's reaction times slowing down with age?June 20, 2012Meet the Boat: The AC45The AC45 is a lean, mean, speed machine. Held down by a crew of five, this 44-foot long catamaran can cruise at speeds of over 30 knots in the right conditions. Designed by the defending team ORACLE Racing, the AC45 has already helped to make sailing a more visual and exciting spectator sport--plus, these boats can each fit into a 40-foot container!June 13, 2012The Best of the Best: Highlight Videos from the America's Cup World Series 2011-2012Think you know sailboat racing? The AC45 brings a whole new boatload of excitement, danger, and thrill to the sport, making it more visual and entrancing than ever before. Capable of speeds of up to 30 knots, the catamarans must still remain nimble enough to maneuver successfully on the tight racecourses.June 1, 2011110601_OrsiniColin Orsini's sailing career received a huge lift from being involved with Oracle Racing's RC44 team. However, he knows that the odds are still long for American sailors hoping to make a name for themselves in offshore sailing.October 10, 2013Aussies Return to CupOracle Team USA's general manager Grant Simmer shares his insight into Oracle's unlikely victory ... and a glimpse of what we may see ahead for AC35 with Hamilton Island YC as the challenger of record.
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