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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 photog...

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.

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.

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...

'You Know Someone Can Get Hurt -- And You're Drawn To It'

San Jose Mercury News | By Julia Prodis Sulek | Posted 09.21.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO --The America's Cup "summer of racing" may have gotten off to a bumbling and controversial start, but on a windy day in the bay Sunday, ...

America's Cup Concert Series Kicks Off

Posted 05.31.2013 | San Francisco

In the year since America's Cup first landed on San Francisco waters, the race has been marred by both controversy and tragedy. But there's nothing...

Will The America's Cup Safety Plan Work?

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 07.23.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — The America's Cup regatta director has released 37 recommendations made by a group of sailing experts intended to increase safet...

America's Cup Team Considers Dropping Out Of Race

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 07.17.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — The owner of the Italian entry in the America's Cup sailing races will travel to San Francisco to decide whether to compete afte...

America's Cup Sailor Dies In Boat Capsize

AP | PAUL ELIAS and BERNIE WILSON | Posted 07.09.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — A 72-foot-long, high-tech catamaran sailboat capsized Thursday in San Francisco Bay while practicing for the America's Cup races...

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 ...

America's Cup Slammed By Unexpected Source

Aaron Sankin | Posted 04.01.2013 | San Francisco

Following complaints from area residents, the number of events in a waterfront concert series accompanying the America's Cup has decreased. Instead...

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...

OVERBOARD? San Francisco Scrambles To Cover Cost Of America's Cup

AP | Posted 04.13.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco officials are racing to raise tens of millions dollars from private donors to pay for security, transportation and...

Olympics In San Francisco?

Aaron Sankin | Posted 02.04.2013 | San Francisco

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee wants to bring the Olympics to the city, and he's willing to go to great lengths to do it. The mayor told the San Franci...

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...

America's Cup Frontrunner Faces Shocking Accusation

San Jose Mercury News | Julia Prodis Sulek | Posted 02.05.2013 | San Francisco

Larry Ellison's America's Cup sailing team has been accused by its Italian competitor of spying, a practice as old as the 161-year-old America's Cup t...

America's Cup Capsizing Sparks Fears

San Jose Mercury News | Julia Prodis Sulek | Posted 01.19.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- When Larry Ellison's new 72-foot America's Cup boat capsized on a practice run and was sucked through the Golden Gate in a crippled m...

Submit Your Own Photos From The Best Weekend Ever

Carly Schwartz | Posted 12.08.2012 | San Francisco

America's Cup. Fleet Week. Hardly Strictly Bluegrass. An (embarrassing) start to the Giants playoffs. An (epic) Niners win. Suffice to say, it was ...

Robin Wilkey

It's Finally Here!!!!! | Robin Wilkey | Posted 08.21.2012 | San Francisco

Although the America's Cup Finals won't take place until 2013, San Francisco will get a significant taste of the action this week at the America's Cup...

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...

Planning Hurdles Begin For America's Cup

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 09.15.2011 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- The America's Cup is expected to create 8,000 jobs and inject more than $1.4 billion into the region's economy when the world's faste...