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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.

01/30/2014

America's Cup Racing

Team USA, New Zealand Split Sunday America’s Cup Competition

Dean 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.

09/15/2013

Oracle Team USA sail both of their AC72's  while training for the America's Cup sailing event on July 17, 2013 in San Francisco.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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.

09/03/2013

Team boats are seen at the start of the fleet racing portion of the America's Cup World Series, in the bay of Naples, Italy. (Photo: Gilles Martin-Raget, Handout)

Jury Rules Against New Safety Measures For America’s Cup; Race Permit In Doubt

The 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.

07/11/2013

A rendering of the planned America's Cup Pavilion between Piers 27 and 29 in San Francisco. (America's Cup Event Authority LLC)

Concert Plans Hit Sour Note With San Francisco Telegraph Hill Residents

San 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.

03/22/2013

The ORACLE Racing AC45 catamarans practice near the Golden Gate Bridge on February 21, 2012 in San Francisco, California. The AC45 is the forerunner to the AC72, which teams will race in the Louis Vuitton Cup and America's Cup finals in 2013 in San Francisco. The AC45 will be featured at the America's Cup World Series.   (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Smaller Than Expected Field To Compete In SF America’s Cup

America’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.

08/02/2012

An Oracle Racing AC45 practices in the San Francisco Bay on February 21, 2012. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

America’s Cup Supplies Arrive At Pier 80 In San Francisco

A 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.

07/25/2012

Oracle Racing AC45 catamarans practice in the San Francisco Bay on February 21, 2012. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Pier 27’s Transformation Underway; Makes Way For SF’s America’s Cup

The 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.

04/30/2012

Wreckage from the yacht Low Speed Chase was hoisted by helicopter from the Farallon Islands to Half Moon Bay on April 23, 2012. (CBS)

Crews Recover Yacht Wreckage From Deadly Farallones Crash

A 38-foot yacht that was involved in a deadly crash earlier this month was recovered from the Farallon Islands Monday.

04/23/2012

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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.

04/21/2012

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