Kimball Livingston

Are You Scared?
Ah, Valencia, city of Calatrava. City of Festivals. Birthplace of paella. Home to America’s Cup 33. I love the smell of napalm in the morning. Scene of the hottest action so far The Announced plans for Saturday include a press conference with the two ...
First Warning
Everybody’s asking, will it happen? It has to happen. Photo by Gilles Martin-Raget/BMW Oracle Racing America’s Cup 33. Race One. Monday, February 8. First Warning 1000 local time Valencia. Photo by George Johns/Alinghi Even if mutual consent should erupt, and we see ...
Fiasco’d
What’s up at the Golden Gate Yacht Club with barely a week to go before their trimaran hits the race one starting line at America’s Cup 33? A fiasco, but in this case a fiasco of the finest sort. The ...
The Avalanche Rolls Forward
Justice Kornreich of the New York Supreme Court informed the America’s Cup defending yacht club, Société Nautique de Genève, and the challenging Golden Gate Yacht Club today via telephone conference that she will not hear the American challenger’s complaint regarding ...
Digging Deep for MEXORC
MEXORC has always been a moving target, and for 2010 it’s being redesigned yet again. This is your looking-ahead checkup, because there’s been a concern and maybe we can clear that up. But first— The essential West-Coast-of-Mexico-biennial is now a featured ...
AC 33 Live to be on the Net
Stiff northeasteries and waves are pounding Valencia, and sailing is on hold until the winter of 2010 calms down. Meanwhile, one degree of uncertainty has been removed from the prospects for America’s Cup 33, and it launched my morning ...
Will the Apocalypse be Televised?
I had a couple more of those conversations today. They start with someone asking, “Are you going to Valencia?” Yep. “What’s it gonna be like?” Darned if I know. At this point in ‘07 I was long since pre-registered at the America’s Cup Media ...
He Said She Said
I’m pretty sure the BMW Oracle folks weren’t really expecting Alinghi to apologize for what they claim are misrepresentations attributed to Alinghi skipper Brad Butterworth—regarding the breakup of the Singapore negotiations—but for the record, Golden Gate YC commodore Marcus Young ...
Colors Flying
One day after the Alinghi tent crashed down in a windstorm, Valencia’s weather calmed enough for the big cat to take its first local sail. First, however, Mayor Rita Barberá dropped by to offer the city flag, the Bandera de ...
Register Your Complaint Here
I suppose I’m obligated to report that the Singapore meeting between Alinghi and BMW Oracle Racing went bust, with none of the mutual agreement that is needed to get two AC boats around a racecourse, and the teams are returning ...

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