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ORACLE TEAM USA Captures Overall ACWS Season Championship

Three America’s Cup World Series regattas this season, and three match racing titles for ORACLE TEAM USA. On Sunday in Naples, Italy, skipper Tom Slingsby and crew secured the third, defeating Luna Rossa Swordfish in the match race final. After … Continue reading

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Team NZ to Boycott Pre-Cup Regattas

Team New Zealand will boycott most of next year’s America’s Cup pre-regattas as the team believes it will be a distraction from the main event. In what is certain to create further tension between Grant Dalton and Oracle chief executive Sir … Continue reading

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French Boat’s Rescuer Seeks $200K Award

Local sailor Todd Tholke is either a Good Samaritan or a high-seas pirate. On Sept. 30, Tholke was a hero when he went out on the bay in the middle of the night to singlehandedly rescue the runaway French catamaran Energy. The … Continue reading

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Video of the Week: America’s Cup Wipeout

Despite this wipeout, ORACLE TEAM USA ended up winning the fleet racing and match racing events at the ACWS this weekend in San Francisco.

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Video of the Week

Russell Coutts gets closed out at the starting line during the ACWS San Francisco and ends up getting fresh with the committee boat.

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