America’s Cup

Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerStudents attend a Hack Reactor session in downtown San Francisco on a recent afternoon. The coding school accepts one student for every 30 applicants.

America's Cup festivities get underway in San Francisco

Let the races begin. The 34th America's Cup officially started Thursday with…

Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerStudents attend a Hack Reactor session in downtown San Francisco on a recent afternoon. The coding school accepts one student for every 30 applicants.
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America's Cup time trials for Friday canceled because of wind on SF Bay

Time trials for the America's Cup sailing races in San Francisco were…

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Ezra Shaw/Getty ImagesOracle Team USA skippered by James Spithill in action against Emirates Team New Zealand in race 17 of the America's Cup Finals on September 24

Artemis CEO blasts teams for protesting safety changes

On Thursday, Artemis Racing CEO Paul Cayard issued a statement criticizing Emirates…

Ezra Shaw/Getty ImagesOracle Team USA skippered by James Spithill in action against Emirates Team New Zealand in race 17 of the America's Cup Finals on September 24
AP Photo/Eric RisbergMax Sirena

Italy threatens to sit out America's Cup opener

An already troubled America's Cup took a wacky tack Friday when Luna…

AP Photo/Eric RisbergMax Sirena
Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013

Opening ceremony officially kicks off America's Cup regatta

For one day, everything at the America's Cup went according to plan.…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013
Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013

America's Cup director threatens to cancel races if safety changes aren't upheld

An event that has a tradition of controversy nearly as long as…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013
Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013

Despite controversy, boats gear up for precursor to America's Cup

After months of setbacks, the high-speed 72-foot catamarans will finally hit the…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013
Ezra Shaw/Getty ImagesOracle Team USA skippered by James Spithill in action against Emirates Team New Zealand in race 17 of the America's Cup Finals on September 24

Playing the waiting game has ups and downs for Oracle Team USA

America's Cup racing will finally start this week, but the home team…

Ezra Shaw/Getty ImagesOracle Team USA skippered by James Spithill in action against Emirates Team New Zealand in race 17 of the America's Cup Finals on September 24
Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013

America's Cup champs cut short two-boat testing

America's Cup champion Oracle Team USA sustained damage to its newest catamaran…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013
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Ben Margot/2013 ap file photoSan Francisco hosted the America’s Cup in 2013

Italian team threatens legal action over new America's Cup rules

A lawyer for the Italian team competing in this summer's America's Cup…

Ben Margot/2013 ap file photoSan Francisco hosted the America’s Cup in 2013

Real-time technology vital during America's Cup racing

Gilberto Nobili is an IT guy, but he doesn't sit in an…

America’s Cup officials refund bleacher tickets

America's Cup officials are refunding grandstand tickets for races through the Louis…

AP Photo/Noah BergerThe Artemis Racing AC72 catamaran

Artemis Racing to miss early America's Cup races

Artemis Racing will continue with its challenge for the America's Cup, although…

AP Photo/Noah BergerThe Artemis Racing AC72 catamaran
REUTERS/Alessandro BianchiGrant Dalton

New Zealand's America's Cup team rejects idea of boat overhauls

The head of New Zealand’s America’s Cup team has sharply rejected the…

REUTERS/Alessandro BianchiGrant Dalton
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Safety recommendations released for America’s Cup

The America’s Cup regatta director has released 37 recommendations made by a…

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Italian team wants to race in America's Cup, but it wants new safety measures

The owner of the Italian entry in the America's Cup says his…

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Associated PressAmerica's Cup regatta director Iain Murray

Italian owner mulling America's Cup participation

The owner of the Italian entry in the America's Cup sailing races…

Associated PressAmerica's Cup regatta director Iain Murray
Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner file photoAmerica’s Cup regatta director Iain Murray

America’s Cup race to go on this summer as planned with same large boats

The 34th America’s Cup will go on as planned on San Francisco…

Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner file photoAmerica’s Cup regatta director Iain Murray
Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner file photoFees to disembark a cruise ship may be going up to help cover a growing deficit predicted for the terminal.

S.F. Port director signaled potential financial woes of new cruise ship terminal

The news that The City’s nascent cruise ship terminal could well lose…

Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner file photoFees to disembark a cruise ship may be going up to help cover a growing deficit predicted for the terminal.