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And The 2013 America’s Cup Will Be Held In…San Francisco!

And The 2013 America’s Cup Will Be Held In…San Francisco!

The racing syndicate’s self imposed deadline to announce the site of the 2013 America’s Cup expires today, with San Francisco trying to hold off a spinnaker flying (or perhaps luffing) Rhode Island. Or perhaps another host will emerge from the fog. And the winner is…San Francisco! UPDATE: While the... Read More »

San Francisco Board Of Supes Unanimously Back America’s Cup Bid

As a plugged-in tipster reports, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to back the Mayor’s latest proposal to host the next America’s Cup in San Francisco. Larry? Read More »

Free Commercially Reasonable Rents For America’s Cup As Proposed

With a full Board of Supervisors vote scheduled for this coming Tuesday, the Mayor’s proposed deal to host the next America’s Cup in San Francisco is shoring up. Under the deal Newsom’s administration finalized Wednesday with Ellison’s group, if the team selects San Francisco to host the regattas, it... Read More »

A Cup Plan B And Latest Economic Impact Report

A “Plan B” proposal for hosting the next America’s Cup in San Francisco would shift the public view areas a couple miles north from Piers 30-32 to Piers 27-29 and eliminate the use of Piers 48 and 50 in order to “save the city and race organizers money while... Read More »

It’s Down To San Francisco And The Port That Shall Not Be Named

According to the Chronicle, Valencia has slipped from contention to host the America’s Cup in 2013, leaving just San Francisco and “an undisclosed Italian port” in the running to host. Read More »

San Francisco’s America’s Cup Fundraising And Property Pledge

San Francisco’s America’s Cup Fundraising And Property Pledge

San Francisco’s pitch to host the 2013 America’s Cup now includes a promise “to raise at least $270 million from businesses and other sponsors” as well as “helping event participants to secure drivers licenses, trying to obtain federal legislation to allow foreign-flagged vessels for the event to stop in... Read More »

The Pitch To Sail The America’s Cup Into San Francisco’s Bay

The Pitch To Sail The America’s Cup Into San Francisco’s Bay

San Francisco’s pitch to bring the next America’s Cup to The Bay includes providing the “free land and future development rights on the property in exchange for the America’s Cup event authority paying $100 million to $150 million to shore up the piers, dredge the area around... Read More »