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Unbelievable! 8 races each for the America’s Cup

The scoreboard tells the story. Two race wins today and the the team that wouldn’t quit has come from 7 races behind to tie it up at 8 races each. USA – 8New Zealand – 8 A fantastic come-from-behind win in Race 18 sent the USA into the final day of the America’s Cup…..only 1…

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September 24, 2013

USA team won’t give up the ‘cup’

On yet another day of wind delays and “one race only” conditions, the ‘Oracle Team USA’ defenders kept the battle alive for yet another chance to catch up and retain the America’s Cup. Viewers around the world are becoming more and more stunned that the US team is reeling in that 7 race deficit to…

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September 24, 2013

Tickets on ‘America’ for September 18

AMERICA is selling tickets to “tomorrow’s” thrilling America’s Cup clash. Races postponed today mean that a RARE opportunity is available for the ‘public’ to watch Wednesday 18’s postponed AC racing. Will the Kiwi’s take the ‘cup’ tomorrow…….or will the USA make them sweat a little longer. This could well be the most exciting racing of…

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September 17, 2013

Fantastic America’s Cup viewing on Labor Day weekend

The Red Bull Youth America’s Cup starts on Sunday 1st and provides outstanding entertainment through Wednesday 4th. This event is the ‘fleet racing” that is ever so entertaining. This is 10 high speed, high tech, wing sail catamarans riding the edge of technology, the edge of safety, the edge of their yachts and crewed by…

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August 29, 2013

Yacht AMERICA arrives in San Francisco for the America’s Cup

July 5 is the Opening Day Parade for the 34th America’s Cup in San Francisco and our yacht ‘America’ arrived in town last night after a 3 day voyage from San Diego. Among many other sailing and race viewing activities and public opportunities, the ‘America’ is participating near the front of the 11:00 am parade…

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July 2, 2013

Keep ‘America’ Beautiful….a campaign with a difference!

The yacht ‘America’ always looks beautiful, but it takes a great deal of labor to keep her that way. As we count down to the last few weeks before a 3 day voyage to San Francisco for the America’s Cup, you can be assured there is a lot of preparation being undertaken. Not only is there…

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June 19, 2013

Excitement building for America’s Cup in San Francisco

America’s Cup Event Authority CEO, Stephen Barclay today posted  very encouraging comments on the AC web site….referencing feedback of the spectacle of these new 72 ft catamarans as they practice very close to the San Francisco waterfront. Emphasis of the post is that if these huge yachts look so amazing now as they practice alone,…

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June 12, 2013

America’s Cup site confirms opportunities available to watch “Oracle Team USA” yachts

Visitors to San Francisco in July will be excited to know that the ‘defending’ “Oracle Team USA” will also be on the race course during this time. This announcement on the official America’s Cup web site confirmed this today: Throughout the Louis Vuitton Cup the defender, ORACLE TEAM USA, will also have access to the…

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May 3, 2013

Audience Flips to Catamaran Flip

America’s Cup enthusiasts around the world got a great glimpse on Monday of the sort of action that the new AC45 catamarans and the America’s Cup World Series will soon deliver. AC45's high speed cross on San Francisco Bay just prior to one flipping   Oracle Racing on San Francisco Bay as seen from spectator…

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June 17, 2011