Phil Matier: SF’s Chances Of Hosting America’s Cup Sailing Away? Could San Francisco's chance to host the next America's Cup be sailing away? That's what one of the race organizers recently said, indicating that they were looking at other venues like Hawaii and San Diego.
Team USA, New Zealand Split Sunday America's Cup CompetitionDean Barker and Emirates Team New Zealand regained the momentum in the America's Cup when it pulled ahead of defending champion Oracle Team USA on the fourth leg to win Race 10 by 17 seconds on Sunday.
Oracle Team USA Receives Heaviest Penalty In America’s Cup History An international jury has levied the harshest penalties in the 162-year history of the America's Cup, docking defending champion Oracle Team USA two points in the finals against Emirates Team Zealand and expelling a key sailor.
Jury Rules Against New Safety Measures For America’s Cup; Race Permit In DoubtThe sailing body reviewing new safety recommendations proposed by the America’s Cup regatta director to prevent another deadly accident on the San Francisco Bay has decided in favor of two teams contesting changes to the rules.
Concert Plans Hit Sour Note With San Francisco Telegraph Hill ResidentsSan Francisco residents who live steps away from Pier 27 are not happy about plans for a 9,000-seat event venue they say will add to the already noisy maritime activities along the waterfront.
Smaller Than Expected Field To Compete In SF America’s CupAmerica's Cup organizers released the names of the teams that will participate in the 2013 race on San Francisco Bay. It turns out to be a much smaller group than expected.
America's Cup Supplies Arrive At Pier 80 In San FranciscoA train measuring nearly a mile and a half long with more than 120 rail cars arrived at San Francisco’s Pier 80 Tuesday, carrying materials for the upcoming America’s Cup World Series.
Pier 27’s Transformation Underway; Makes Way For SF’s America’s CupThe ceremonial agreement to bring the America's Cup sailing race to San Francisco in 2013 was signed by Mayor Ed Lee at Pier 27, which will see some major changes.
Crews Recover Yacht Wreckage From Deadly Farallones CrashA 38-foot yacht that was involved in a deadly crash earlier this month was recovered from the Farallon Islands Monday.
Memorial Flotilla On The Bay Honors Sailors Lost In Yacht Race Accident Friends of the sailors lost and killed in a yachting race accident near the Farallon Islands held a memorial flotilla Saturday evening.
1 Dead, 4 Missing In San Francisco Bay Yacht AccidentThe U.S. Coast Guard continued to search for four sailors missing after a sailboat ran aground near the Farallon Islands on Saturday afternoon.
America’s Cup Tune-Up May Shift From SF To New YorkExhibition races this summer ahead of the America's Cup regatta next year may taken place in New York rather than San Francisco.