Kimball Livingston

AC-N-SF (CA United)
Being a convert from the Can’t-Happen-Here-Party, I have the convert’s zealotry for seeing America’s Cup 34 sailed on San Francisco Bay. Now we’ve inched a step closer with the San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously adopting a resolution put forward ...
Sailing, aka Good Business II
Continuing our discussion with Ken Read about Puma’s return as a team sponsor for the 2011-12 Volvo Ocean Race. We began with Puma’s impressive ROI. And then&#151- Your designers would be? “We’re working with a design group. That will be announced ...
Sailing, aka Good Business
The gaff-rigged Kate returns from the racecourse. Photo by Kimball Livingston Little-known factoid: Puma’s store in Boston, the U.S. stopover for the 2008-09 Volvo Ocean Race, is now the sports apparel maker’s hottest store. I got that small but meaningful ...
Knockdown in San Blas
A You Tube moment affords us the opportunity to put in a good word for the Sail Through Cancer Foundation, whose mission is to encourage boat owners to volunteer time on their boats to enrich the lives of cancer victims ...
Keeping an Even Keel
Soyana clears a piece of hard. Photo by Christophe Jouany Usually when a tourist island launches a new event, the goal is to build tourist volume. At closely-held St. Barth, the thinking is different. This island of 8,000 residents, small ...
Polaris Low on Horizon
What could be finer than to wake up at Les Voiles de St. Barth (good mawnin’ tradewinds!) and find on top of my inbox a note from the Mayor’s office a few thousand miles away in San Francisco, advising that ...
Hurts So Good, This Ocean
Carol Reed crossing the Pacific. Photo by Clipper Ventures So I made a wisecrack about how Qingdao-to-San Francisco, crossing the North Pacific in winter storms, would not be the leg for little old me, and Zoe Williamson shot right back, “Having ...
Cup Village Shocker
In a move that shocked this pundit and even Oracle insiders, America’s Cup kingpin Larry Ellison took the stage early today to announce a partnership with the Golden Gate National Parks that, he said, “Will provide us with all the ...
The Cup Stops Here
“Every year the City of San Francisco hosts Fleet Week, and we manage more than a million spectators on the waterfront. We have a history of managing the logistics, and with the America’s Cup the opportunity for a world-class spectator ...
Americas Cup, and Pieces Of
So when the once Defender and the now Defender finally agreed to drop litigation and complete the transfer to the shores of San Francisco Bay of all the details attending upon the America’s Cup itself, the buzz on the Bay ...

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Keeping an Even Keel
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