Category: America’s Cup

America’s Cup 34 World Series Transit Guide

The SFMTA and other Bay Area transit agencies have been busily working out the plans for getting people to Marina Green and other viewing locations for the August 21 – August 26 and October 2 – October 7 America’s Cup 34 World Series Races. Residents along the waterfront will have the opportunity to ride the […] Keep reading

BCDC Considers America’s Cup Mega Yachts Revised Plans on November 3rd

According to the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission’s (BCDC) Tentative Agenda for their November 3rd, 1 p.m. meeting at The Port of San Francisco Board Room on the 2nd Floor of the Ferry Building, the Commission will consider (item 8 ) initiating a change to their Special Area Plan to allow for the […] Keep reading

BCDC Meets on Monday to Hear America’s Cup Plans

This is a good meeting to attend to hear the spin on plans to turn Rincon Point Open Water Basin into permanent marina after blocking views with super large yachts (100′ to 200′ long and 40′ tall and wide) during the America’s Cup event itself in 2013. Meeting will be held at Port of San […] Keep reading

Rincon Point Open Water Basin is Worth Preserving

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The San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC) is meeting this Thursday at 1 p.m. at the Ferry Building on the second floor in The Port Commission meeting room (enter the via the stairs in the middle of the Ferry Building’s Embaracadero-facing side. Please join Katy Liddell, Michael Anthony, and other SoMa waterfront neighbors […] Keep reading

Mini-Cruise Ships Will Dock at Rincon Park and Block Views Unless We Speak Up Now

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If you did not see today’s San Francisco Chronicle, you must read John King’s story Cup’s yacht plan threatens our wide-open bay views. You need to picture yachts that are larger than the ferry boats that come in and out of the Ferry Building docks, parked across what is now an open view for all […] Keep reading

Draft EIR for America’s Cup Coming July 11th

A Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) prepared by the San Francisco Planning Department in connection with the 34th America’s Cup and James R. Herman Cruise Terminal and Northeast Wharf Plaza will be published on Monday, July 11, 2011. I personally most care about Piers 26, 28, 30-32, the Brannan Street Wharf, and the transit plans […] Keep reading

America’s Cup – Oracle Racing takes a spin on the Bay

Oracle Racing takes a spin on San Francisco Bay this past week (VIDEO link) Keep reading

America’s Cup Draft People Plan Published

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With 250,000 to 500,000 attendees anticipated on the weekends of the 34th America’s Cup in San Francisco from July until September 2013, we have an opportunity to make some improvements to our transportation infrastructure in San Francisco. The “People Plan” draft provides the first glance at changes to our transit, bicycling, and pedestrian systems for […] Keep reading

America’s Cup “People Plan” Unveiling Thursday

Photo by Jamie Whitaker

From Kyri McClellan, Project Manager from the Mayor’s Office: Just a quick heads up that tomorrow there will be an event with Mayor Lee, members of the Board of Supervisors and AC stakeholders to unveil the People Plan. See below. You are invited to come. When: Thursday, March 31, 2011, at 11:30 am Where: Justin […] Keep reading

First racing of AC45 catamarans designed for 2013 America’s Cup

Photo by Jamie Whitaker

Check out this video of a group of AC45 catamarans from Sail-World.com: Keep reading

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