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Percy Taking Helm of Artemis After America’s Cup Elimination

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Iain Percy will take over the lead of the Artemis Racing America’s Cup team as it plans for the next edition of the 162-year-old regatta, team owner Torbjorn Tornqvist said. Percy, who led the on-water crew as skipper during this year’s Cup campaign, will take the title of team manager and succeed Paul Cayard, the team’s chief executive officer, after the current Cup ends, Tornqvist said…

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IAIN PERCY AND ANDREW SIMPSON SECURE SILVER MEDAL

Iain Percy and Andrew Simpson were denied a second successive Olympic gold as Sweden won the final medal race to clinch the Star title in Weymouth. Iain and Andrew, who won gold in Beijing in 2008, had taken an eight-point cushion over Brazil and a 12-point lead over Sweden into the double points-scoring medal race but were unable to keep pace with the Swedes in the light breeze. Percy, 36,…

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