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America’s Cup Racing Resumes Today

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The America’s Cup World Series of sailboat racing resumes today on San Francisco Bay. This “tune-up” to the next year’s final races runs through Sunday, October 7th. Here’s the full schedule for the current series of races, and activities before and after each race. The first round of racing at San Francisco took place August […]

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America’s Cup World Series Wrap-Up

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Final Results After five days of sailing, the first round of the America’s Cup World Series races on San Francisco Bay ended on Sunday, August 26, 2012 with the home-town Oracle Team USA boat skippered by Jimmy Spithall edging Luna Rossa Piranha by a single point in the fleet-race series. Team Korea came in third. […]

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Top 10 America’s Cup Tweets of The Week

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Here are the Top 10 Travel Tweets of this past week about the America’s Cup World Series of races at San Francisco: https://twitter.com/SFGate/status/239044546837741568 https://twitter.com/Katie_Casey/status/239087924975640578 https://twitter.com/dcarrsailing/status/239049205790957568 https://twitter.com/WHERESF/status/239099604984008704 https://twitter.com/onlyinsf/status/238791794928807936/ https://twitter.com/CupInfo/status/239001378566070272 https://twitter.com/jniccolai/status/238343968872615938 https://twitter.com/americascup/status/237769785012801536 https://twitter.com/onlyinsf/status/239084508568227841 https://twitter.com/MoetUSA/status/239024390191341568  

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YouTube Movie Weekend: America’s Cup San Francisco!

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You can be virtually transported to anywhere in the world by watching travel videos broadcast on YouTube Channels. But finding time during your busy work week to tune in for even a couple of minutes at a shot can be difficult, if not impossible! Now it’s “YouTube Travel Movie Weekend” on Tales Told From The […]

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The “Official” America’ Cup App

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Last Friday I reviewed the $2.99 America’s Cup and SF Waterfront app for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. (It’s also available for Android devices.) Today I’ll take a look at the free America’s Cup app that I mentioned in Tuesday’s post about the America’s Cup World Series races.  (It’s also available for Android devices.) What’s […]

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Sailing Away: America’s Cup Racing at San Francisco

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“Yacht: A medium-sized sailboat equipped for cruising or racing.” Or maybe you prefer “any of various recreational watercraft.” And there’s this from Answers.com: “Pleasure is the word that most often occurs in definitions of yachts…” But when the America’s Cup “World Series” races starts this afternoon at San Francisco, it will be “cruise missiles,” not […]

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America’s Cup: There’s An App For That!

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A year and a half ago, I reviewed the Sutro Media San Fran Waterfront iPhone/iPad app and pronounced it to be “an inexpensive, cleverly crafted, and highly portable way to plan a bridge-to-bridge promenade along one of America’s most scenic stretches of shoreline.” Now San Francisco Bay Area travel writers Suzanne Rodriguez (who also writes […]

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