America's Cup training boat crashes; no injuries reported
HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) A development catamaran being sailed by America's Cup syndicate Artemis Racing of Sweden crashed during a practice session on the Great Sound on Tuesday.
The syndicate says in a post on its Facebook page that there were no injuries and that one of the 45-foot catamaran's crossbeams was damaged.
The team didn't return a call and email seeking further comment.
In May 2013, Artemis sailor Andrew Simpson, a double Olympic medalist from Britain, was killed when the team's 72-foot catamaran crashed due to structural failure while training on San Francisco Bay.
Artemis says it will resume practicing aboard its 50-foot race boat on Thursday.
The 35th America's Cup begins in late May.