America’s Cup

mike koozmin/The s.f. examinerAmerica’s Cup viewing: What’s the best way to see the America’s Cup races? On bike

Ride your bike out to the America’s Cup races

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mike koozmin/The s.f. examinerAmerica’s Cup viewing: What’s the best way to see the America’s Cup races? On bike
Beth Laberge/Special to the S.F. ExaminerCraig Vent and his son Brevin

America's Cup race draws small crowd on first day of SF Bay racing

Although thousands of tourists from around the globe were expected to attend…

Beth Laberge/Special to the S.F. ExaminerCraig Vent and his son Brevin
Godofredo Vasquez/Special to the S.F. ExaminerWater wars: Ben Ainslie Racing beat out Team Korea

First-round winners perfect in initial races of America's Cup event

It was a clean sweep for all three winners in the first…

Godofredo Vasquez/Special to the S.F. ExaminerWater wars: Ben Ainslie Racing beat out Team Korea
Getty Images File PhotoJimmy Spithill

America's Cup: Team Breakdown

  Here is a breakdown of the teams competing in the America's…

Getty Images File PhotoJimmy Spithill
Sander van der Borch/Artemis RacingTake it to the limit: Terry Hutchinson

Artemis skipper preparing to conquer Bay

It was merely a 7-footer, but for a 4-year-old Terry Hutchinson, his…

Sander van der Borch/Artemis RacingTake it to the limit: Terry Hutchinson
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Hell on Water: The AC45

Team Oracle USA revolutionized competitive sailing when it introduced the rigid sail…

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Yacht race, opportunity sailing in

San Francisco will be the seventh city in the world to host…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoSan Francisco is seeking to host the America's Cup again

America’s Cup VIP tickets going for $26,000

America’s Cup yacht regatta organizers are attempting to redefine sailing by offering…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoSan Francisco is seeking to host the America's Cup again
Getty ImagesOracle Racing Spithill skipper Jimmy Spithill

Team Oracle skipper out to draw crowds in 2012

Spend a few minutes talking to Jimmy Spithill, skipper for Oracle Racing…

Getty ImagesOracle Racing Spithill skipper Jimmy Spithill
Ezra Shaw/Getty ImagesOracle Team USA skippered by James Spithill in action against Emirates Team New Zealand skippered by Dean Barker during race 19 of the America's Cup Finals on September 25

Port moves to settle lingering America’s Cup lawsuit

Organizers of the America’s Cup yacht regatta are near the finish line…

Ezra Shaw/Getty ImagesOracle Team USA skippered by James Spithill in action against Emirates Team New Zealand skippered by Dean Barker during race 19 of the America's Cup Finals on September 25
Eric Risberg/APThe America’s Cup has received bids from San Francisco

America's Cup hoping to lure more competitors

Hoping to attract more sailing teams to San Francisco in 2013, America’s…

Eric Risberg/APThe America’s Cup has received bids from San Francisco
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City looks east for America’s Cup tips

City officials are looking to poach ideas to plan for the America’s…

Getty Images File PhotoFor about $5
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S.F. viewing parties to show AC World Series

As the America’s Cup World Series event in Naples, Italy, continues through…

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Downsized plans for piers unveiled

Less costly overhaul plans, and shorter-term leases, were unveiled Tuesday for a…

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SF Examiner file photoThe main races for the America's Cup will be in San Francisco Bay in 2013.

Regatta deal might sink San Francisco's coffers

The America’s Cup yacht race is bringing more than big boats to…

SF Examiner file photoThe main races for the America's Cup will be in San Francisco Bay in 2013.
SF Examiner file photoNegotiations over San Francisco's waterfront development areas could get choppy.

America's Cup waterfront development rights still under debate

It has been mostly smooth sailing in recent weeks for plans surrounding…

SF Examiner file photoNegotiations over San Francisco's waterfront development areas could get choppy.
AP file photoEnvironmental groups are appealing the America’s Cup environmental impact report because of concerns about water pollution and air quality impacts.

Board to make decision today on America's Cup pollution report

Air quality impacts and San Francisco Bay water pollution brought by the…

AP file photoEnvironmental groups are appealing the America’s Cup environmental impact report because of concerns about water pollution and air quality impacts.
SF Examiner File PhotoThe appeal against the America's Cup race is by four member groups of the Environmental Council: Telegraph Hill Dwellers

Appeal tangles San Francisco’s plans for America’s Cup

An appeal of the America’s Cup environmental impact report was officially filed…

SF Examiner File PhotoThe appeal against the America's Cup race is by four member groups of the Environmental Council: Telegraph Hill Dwellers
AP file photoThe BMW Oracle trimaran sails past the San Diego skyline during testing in San Diego in this file photo.

Oracle Racing wins match-race leg, eyes overall title

America's Cup champion skipper Jimmy Spithill of Oracle Racing swept the French…

AP file photoThe BMW Oracle trimaran sails past the San Diego skyline during testing in San Diego in this file photo.

America's Cup yacht capsizes in practice; Oracle crew member falls through boat's sail

They promised the America’s Cup would bring action to San Francisco’s waterfront…