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Coast Guard Rescue

1 Dead, 4 Missing In San Francisco Bay Yacht Accident

The U.S. Coast Guard continued to search for four sailors missing after a sailboat ran aground near the Farallon Islands on Saturday afternoon.

04/15/2012

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

America’s Cup Tune-Up May Shift From SF To New York

Exhibition races this summer ahead of the America’s Cup regatta next year may taken place in New York rather than San Francisco.

03/09/2012

A boat competes in the Rolex Big Boat Series sailing regatta hosted by the St. Francis Yacht Club on September 9, 2011 in San Francisco, California. San Francisco will host the America's Cup in 2013.

SF Commission OKs Environmental Impact Report For America’s Cup; Opponents Appeal

Neighborhood and environmental groups Friday filed an appeal of the final environmental impact report for the 34th America’s Cup sailing race in San Francisco, the same day Mayor Ed Lee announced a new development agreement with race organizers.

12/16/2011

US challenger BMW Oracle Racing giant trimaran sails during the second race of the 33rd America's Cup off Valencia's coast on February 14, 2010 in Valencia, Spain.

SF Fast-Tracks Environmental Review of America’s Cup Yacht Race

Environmentalists and San Francisco neighborhood groups said they will ask for more time to review how the city plans to minimize the effects boats and crowds will bring when spectators come to watch the America’s Cup yacht race.

12/15/2011

A pair of Oracle Racing AC45's skippered by Russell Coutts, left, and James Spithill, right, make their way toward the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, Monday, June 13, 2011. (AP)

San Franciscans Concerned About Environmental Impact Of America’s Cup Race

The San Francisco Planning Commission listened to public comment Thursday about the draft environmental impact report for the upcoming America’s Cup.

This is the first chance for the public to weigh in on the lengthy draft EIR.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/11/2011

Teatro ZinZanni

Yacht Race Forces Teatro ZinZanni To Leave San Francisco’s Pier 29

The colorful tented theater that’s been a fixture on the San Francisco waterfront since 1999 will be forced to move because of development for the America’s Cup Race.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/02/2011

A pair of Oracle Racing AC45's skippered by Russell Coutts, left, and James Spithill, right, make their way toward the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, Monday, June 13, 2011. (AP)

Slate Of America’s Cup Competitors Revealed

The official America’s Cup competitors list has been revealed, and the field, which could still grow, consists of eight teams from seven countries.

The international field represents China, France, Italy, New Zealand, Korea, Sweden and the U.S., and as many as three more teams could be added.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/15/2011

Yachts racing in the America's Cup. (AP file photo)

San Francisco Mayor Reveals America’s Cup Transit Plans

The America’s Cup race is expected to draw millions of spectators to San Francisco, meaning major planning is going into just how all those visitors will get around.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/31/2011

US challenger BMW Oracle Racing giant trimaran sails during the second race of the 33rd America's Cup off Valencia's coast on February 14, 2010 in Valencia, Spain.

San Francisco Could Lose Money After Changes To America’s Cup Deal

The city attorney approved some potentially costly changes to the terms for bringing the America’s Cup yacht race to San Francisco after the board of supervisors had already approved the deal.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/11/2011

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