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Shannon Falcone and The New Age America’s Cup

Skimming on hydrofoils fixed to carbon fiber hulls, Oracle Team USA flies their 72-foot catamaran, powered by winds against the fixed, rigid wing sail, above the San Francisco Bay. Photo by Kathy Bohanan Enzerink

Crossing the Oakland Bay Bridge, one glance westward reveals a Bay littered with white and multi-colored sails. Day sailors, cruisers, kids single-handing and the towering, 131-foot sail wings of the America’s Cup boats. Vying for the 34th America’s Cup, first …

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America’s Cup Celebrates 162 Years

The 1995-built replica of the original America heads to the Louis Vuitton Challenger Cup Finals on San Francisco Bay. The city’s landmark Ferry Terminal Building is in the background.

Five members of the New York Yacht Club built the state-of-the-art schooner America and sailed it across the Atlantic Ocean to compete against British ships in conjunction with England’s Great Exposition of 1851. America won the 53-mile regatta around the …

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NMMA Announces Progressive Insurance San Francisco Boat Show

San Francisco Boat Show Set for January 23-26, 2014 at AT&T Park and McCovey Cove. Image Courtesy of http://www.sfboatshow.com/

Inaugural Event Set for January 23-26, 2014 at AT&T Park and McCovey Cove The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) announced today the launch of the Progressive Insurance San Francisco Boat Show, created from the Northern California Marine Association’s integration with …

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German and Australian teams Rock the Speed Trials

Team members of Objective Australia perform during the speed trial of the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup in San Francisco, California on August 31, 2013.

The Red Bull Youth America’s Cup team from Germany, All in Racing, flashed some brilliant speed on Saturday, posting the fastest time at the Speed Trials, ahead of the start of the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup. Each team had …

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10 teams ready: Red Bull Youth America’s Cup

Credit: Balazs Gardi for Red Bull Sailing Newsroom

The young guns are getting ready for the opportunity of a lifetime at the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup. 10 international teams of youth sailors, representing 8 countries will be on the starting line on September 1 in San Francisco. …

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