America's Cup sailing suspended for review of boats and dangers
Clouds hung over the America's Cup sailing regatta on Friday after investigators asked the teams to temporarily halt practicing on blustery San Francisco bay following a deadly accident last week.
Bay Area renaissance: SF's waterfront reinvented
Though it opened to great fanfare in 1936, San Francisco's Bay Bridge was soon eclipsed by its flashier sibling, the Golden Gate Bridge.
Portland pair Rickham and Birrell lift Skud title
PARALYMPIC sailors Alex Rickham and Niki Birrell , of Portland , secured the Skud European title with a clean sweep of race wins.
The New Zealand Herald
NZ team confirms entry in Youth America's Cup
The NZL Sailing Team with Emirates Team New Zealand have confirmed they will compete in the inaugural Youth America's Cup, despite last week's tragic death of British sailor Andrew Simpson while training onboard Artemis.
Thu May 16, 2013
Sherborne pays tribute after shock death of Olympic medallist Andrew Simpson
A STUNNED community paid tribute to a "larger-than-life family man" after the death of British Olympic gold medal winning sailor Andrew Simpson.
Bay of Plenty Times
Sailing: Tragedy won't deter Burling in cup mission
Peter Burling has not been put off racing catamarans after the death of America's Cup sailor Andrew Simpson.
Wed May 15, 2013
The Star Online
America's Cup regatta to go on following fatal accident
The America's Cup sailing regatta will go ahead, organizers said on Tuesday, following concerns about safety due to the death of a sailor in a training accident last week.
Tue May 14, 2013
Reason: Nascar on water no place for funding
It seemed like any other Thursday in the Bay area. A misty haze had slowly burned off through the morning.
German withdrawal from youth regatta
Their decision comes in the wake of last Friday's capsize tragedy involving Swedish challenger Artemis Racing that killed British sailor Andrew Simpson.
Mon May 13, 2013
This Is Somerset
Andrew Simpson tributes: Olympic sailor was 'amazing' family man
The grief-stricken widow of West Country Olympic sailor Andrew Simpson has paid a moving tribute to her late husband as the world of sailing struggles to come to terms with his tragic death.
Sun May 12, 2013
Australia wins first medal in new sailing class
Cousins Jason Waterhouse and Lisa Darmanin have won Australia's first medal in one of sailing's new Olympic disciplines.
Sailing: Annalise Murphy strikes Gold in Lake Garda
Annalise Murphy won Gold on Sunday at the Italian Olympic Week 2013 on Lake Garda.
The ISA has announced an eight-sailor squad that will represent Ireland at the 43rd ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships this summer.
Three golds for Kiwi sailors in Italy
Olympic gold medal sailors Jo Aleh and Olivia Powrie were back in the winner's circle today, dominating a top international regatta in Italy.
Alameda's Week: Limo Fire Victims Identified, Remembering 'Fyla'...
These were among the most-read stories by Alameda Patch viewers this past week: Felomina "Fyla" Geronga, 43, of Alameda was identified earlier Tuesday as the final victim in the limousine fire that claimed five lives the night of May 4 . Geronga lived with her husband and two children on Walnut Street.
Sat May 11, 2013
America's Cup planning endures rough waters
Olympic gold medal-winning sailor Andrew "Bart" Simpson's death during an America's Cup training run on San Francisco Bay last week was the latest and most glaring setback to befall an event that had already encountered its share of rough waters.
Cup yacht may have had structural flaw
There are growing concerns among Bay Area sailing experts that a fundamental flaw in the carbon body of the 72-foot America's Cup racing sailboat may have caused the boat to fold "like a taco shell" near Treasure Island on Thursday and kill an experienced sailor.
Mail on Sunday
Paralympic swimmer Ellie Simmonds and other London 2012 'Golden Girls' receive honours at the Palace
The 18-year-old, who has four gold medals from the 2008 and 2012 Games was awarded an OBE for services to Paralympic sport from Prince Charles.
Season gets off to a good start
Visitor numbers fell short of those expected by hoteliers and traders who expected the Olympics ' Sailing events to boost the local economy.
Fri May 10, 2013
America's Cup boat nosedived during difficult manoeuvre, broke into pieces.
The America's Cup catamaran that capsized in San Francisco Bay, killing an Olympic gold medallist , nosedived during a difficult manoeuvre and broke into many pieces, an official said Friday.