TAG: America’s Cup

Kimball Livingston’s       BLUE PLANET TIMES 2010-08-09 15:55:00
Leslie Greenhalgh, TEAMORIGIN So Keith Mills (Sir Keith) has a field day with the “1851 Cup” and about five minutes after his Team Origin boys win their match against BMW Oracle he gives an interview to the Times on Sunday, ...
AC-N-SF: Do You Believe?
One hurdle to staging the next America’s Cup on San Francisco Bay is the locals’ expectation that we’ll F it up, given the opportunity. There’s still room for that, but there is no excuse. I get two things from today’s ...
I Failed
I tried to make “500 million euros and a city in Italy” go away, and I failed. It keeps coming back. But, while I thank you for the inquiries, dear reader, I don’t know a thing, and I am nostalgic for ...
What a Long Strange Trip
There were no bombshells in the America’s Cup 34 press conference held today in Rome’s Musei Capitolini, but the hour-long session had its moments. Most of all it got me to thinking how long it’s taken for a familiar idea ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
America’s Cup Comes to America
I see Ernesto Bertarelli, ex-Defender of America's Cup, quoted as saying that he might challenge again, “if the rules are fair,” which might be the tone-deaf statement of the year. Does the man not realize what just happened? Meanwhile, I’m off ...
America’s Cup Returns to the Future
What does it mean to have an Italian Challenger of Record for America’s Cup 34? Let’s start with spirit, enthusiasm, gusto, sport pursued con brio. Vincenzo Onorato’s Mascalzone Latino team was one of four (yes, four) Italian entries in the ...

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