The quadruple gold and silver medal Olympic champion opens his campaign in the 40-foot catamarans in Singapore next month
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Thursday 11 July 2013
Back from the brink. An international jury has upheld a protest by both Emirates Team New Zealand the Prada-backed Italians that changes to rules demanded by America's Cup race director Iain Murray which could have side-swiped competition for the 162-year old trophy that is the America's Cup.
Sunday 07 July 2013
Italian America’s Cup challenger Luna Rossa has carried out its threat to pull out of Sunday’s opening race of the Louis Vuitton Cup in San Francisco.
Tuesday 02 July 2013
There are the haves and the have-yachts - and then there are those who can afford £21 million yachts.
Monday 01 July 2013
Three armed robbers pulled up alongside a courier boat in a Venice lagoon and seized nearly €1.3m (£1.1m) in cash on Monday.
Saturday 15 June 2013
Des McDonald's name is legendary in the food business – the legends in question being Midas and Croesus. When Nick Lander published The Art of the Restaurateur last year, McDonald was one of its stars. An Irish baker's son, he opened two restaurants in the City of London by the age of 22 and become executive chef of Caprice Holdings, founded by Chris Corbin and Jeremy King, the chaps who triumphantly revamped The Ivy, Scotts of Mayfair, Le Caprice and J Sheekey.
Saturday 08 June 2013
The America’s Cup has taken another body blow with the publication of a much reduced programme of elimination races following the death of British gold and silver Olympic medallist Andrew ‘Bart’ Simpson.
Friday 07 June 2013
Andrew ‘Bart’ Simpson’s team, the Swedish America’s Cup challenger Artemis Racing is to try and take part in the elimination trials which start in San Francisco in four weeks, but they do not expect to be able to race until up to a month after that.
Andrew Simpson funeral to be held next week following fatal accident in preparation for the America's Cup
Wednesday 22 May 2013
The funeral of former Olympic champion Andrew Simpson will be held in his hometown of Sherborne next week.
Monday 20 May 2013
A win in the German match racing grand prix gave a flying start to the defending champion, Britain’s Ian Williams, and a boost to his Team GAC Pindar campaign to win a record five world titles on the Alpari World Match Racing Tour.
Sunday 12 May 2013
Two inquiries have been set up into the death on Thursday of Olympic sailing gold medallist Andrew Simpson while training with the Swedish America's Cup challenger Artemis on San Francisco Bay.
Artemis flipped during manoeuvre: America's Cup boat accident that killed British Olympic gold medallist Andrew Simpson was repeat of a similar training accident last year
Saturday 11 May 2013
Simpson was trapped under the water for up to 15 minutes before his body was found
Tributes paid to British Olympic gold medallist sailor Andrew 'Bart' Simpson killed on America's Cup challenger Artemis in San Francisco Bay but how could he be trapped in capsized boat for 10 minutes?
Friday 10 May 2013
Officials from the world’s most famous sailing competition are investigating how a British Olympic gold medal-winner came to be trapped underwater in his capsized boat for up to ten minutes, as team-mates and competitors alike tried to come to terms with the death of Andrew ‘Bart’ Simpson.
Friday 10 May 2013
His colleague Andy Green said that before going to the US he had been thinking about retirement
Friday 10 May 2013
Andrew Simpson caught the sailing bug when he was a young boy, despite being born in 1976 in the landlocked town of Chertsey in Surrey.
Wednesday 08 May 2013
Seven bodies recovered, two people still missing, and four injured
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