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Americas Cup 2013

LOOK: This Photo Of San Francisco Is Absolutely Breathtaking

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

Whether it’s magic hour on the waterfront or light show time on the Bay Bridge, it’s hard to deny that San Francisco is one of our most photogenic...

A Cup of Caen: Smaller Boats, Bigger Cup

Christopher Caen | Posted 02.26.2014 | San Francisco
Christopher Caen

This year's Cup was one of the best for a very simple reason: it came down the most talented sailors, racing on the fastest boats, on the best patch of water in the world. I can't wait to see it again.

It's Not Over Until the Last Over

Cheryl Pearl Sucher | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Cheryl Pearl Sucher

Most New Zealanders, as most Americans it seems, were at first barely interested in the America's Cup regatta which was held for the first time in the Cup's 162-year history in San Francisco Harbor beneath the glorious backdrop of the Golden Gate Bridge.

A Cup of Caen: Yelling at the Television

Christopher Caen | Posted 11.23.2013 | San Francisco
Christopher Caen

So how did I find myself in a crowded bar that burst into applause every time the American boat spun around a turning mark in first place? I think a few things have transpired over the last month to pull off this miracle.

A Cup of Caen: Now We Have a Cup

Christopher Caen | Posted 11.18.2013 | San Francisco
Christopher Caen

With an odd combination of an American defender that is finding new boat speed at the eleventh hour, and Mother Nature cranking the wind up and canceling several races, the America's Cup is still going on here in the City by the Bay.

6 Unorthodox Reasons to Attend America's Cup in San Francisco

Lanee Lee | Posted 11.10.2013 | Travel
Lanee Lee

Since I'm not particularly into the art of sailing, when I went during the Louis Vuitton's Cup (preliminary races), I discovered plenty of other entertaining aspects. Here are six quirky reasons to head to San Francisco to watch an America's Cup race.

A Cup of Caen: The Spying Game

Christopher Caen | Posted 10.06.2013 | San Francisco
Christopher Caen

One of the glorious aspects of the America's Cup is that, along with everything else (location, boats, etc.) that has to be decided every go around, the teams get together and decide the proper way to spy.

A Cup of Caen: A Day with Oracle

Christopher Caen | Posted 09.28.2013 | San Francisco
Christopher Caen

Despite all the America's Cup controversies, once on the boats, all the noise disappears and is replaced by a new noise -- that of a catamaran going so fast it feels like you're sticking your head out of a car on the freeway.

America's Cup Sailor: Danger Is Worth It

commonwealth club | John Zipperer | Posted 07.25.2013 | San Francisco

The Commonwealth Club and The Huffington Post present Commonwealth Club Thought Leaders, an ongoing series of insights from the most interesting peopl...

REFUNDS? America's Cup To Dole Out Big Bucks

San Jose Mercury News | Julia Prodis Sulek | Posted 08.11.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- Thousands of spectators who had been looking forward to watching up to five days of America's Cup racing each week in July from bleac...

More Trouble For The America's Cup

San Jose Mercury News | Julia Prodis Sulek | Posted 06.14.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- So much for smooth sailing. With less than three months before the start of the America's Cup races in San Francisco Bay, locals are ...

Aaron Sankin

Is The America's Cup In Trouble? | Aaron Sankin | Posted 03.14.2013 | San Francisco

When hosting the 2013 America's Cup was first pitched to San Francisco's city leaders, it sounded almost too good to be true: A world-famous event tha...

Supe On America's Cup: 'We Got F*cking Played'

| Posted 04.21.2013 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of SF Weekly. By Joe Eskenazi News broke over the weekend that the America's Cup Organizing Committee, a priva...

America's Cup Organizers Make A Big Announcement

The Contra Costa Times | Jim Harrington | Posted 03.24.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- The America's Cup is bringing more than sailing to San Francisco. It's also bringing Sting to the bayfront June 2 to perform at a soo...

Leading America's Cup Team Found Guilty Of Spying

Robin Wilkey | Posted 01.04.2013 | San Francisco

The America's Cup is known for some risky behavior: high-speed crashes, capsized catamarans, boats floating into the bay unmanned at night. And now yo...

WATCH: America's Cup Boat Capsizes In SF Bay

Carly Schwartz | Posted 12.16.2012 | San Francisco

Tuesday marked the San Francisco Bay's biggest tide of the year, and even the formidable Oracle America's Cup catamaran didn't stand a chance. The ...

America's Cup Event Authority Fires A Quarter Of Its Staff

Carly Schwartz | Posted 03.26.2012 | San Francisco

The America's Cup Event Authority recently announced a dramatic scaling back of its plans for next year's San Francisco race, and unsurprisingly, ther...

Want To Watch The Americas Cup -- From Inside One Of The Boats?

Aaron Sankin | Posted 03.15.2012 | San Francisco

It's tough to find many areas of agreement between the pro and con sides of San Francisco hosting the 2013 America's Cup. On one hand, boosters se...

A Global Calling Card for San Francisco

Richard Worth | Posted 05.05.2012 | San Francisco
Richard Worth

With less than 500 days to the start of the 34th America's Cup during the summer of 2013, we continue on our journey towards creating what we hope will be the most exciting America's Cup in the history of the sport.

America's Cup: Great For SF Or One Big Mess?

Posted 05.05.2012 | San Francisco

When San Francisco was chosen as the host city for the 2013 America's Cup, many locals were thrilled at the prospect of holding a major sporting event...

America's Cup Plan Clears Major Hurdle

Carly Schwartz | Posted 03.26.2012 | San Francisco

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the America's Cup environmental impact report Tuesday, effectively bringing the internatio...

The Race To America's Cup Rages On: Will Taxpayers Have To Pick Up The Tab?

Robin Wilkey | Posted 01.06.2012 | San Francisco

It's 2012 -- the year of the America's Cup -- and things couldn't be more exciting in the race to the regatta. According to the San Francisco Chro...

Carly Schwartz

ROUGH WATERS: America's Cup Plan Moves Forward, But Not Without A Fight | Carly Schwartz | Posted 12.16.2011 | San Francisco

The San Francisco planning commission unanimously approved the America's Cup environmental impact report Thursday, bringing one of the world's biggest...