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Americas Cup San Francisco Bay

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.

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.

Aaron Sankin

Why Is The America's Cup Excluding A Black Sailing Team? | Aaron Sankin | Posted 06.18.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- "I just want to integrate a sport that really needs some integration," Charles Kithcart said with more than a twinge of frustration i...

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...

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...

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...