Tag Archives: San Francisco

Cruising Shot of the Week

The s/v JULIA returns home to San Francisco after a six year circumnavigation. Submitted by skipper Larry Jacobson. Got a cool cruising shot to share? Send it to us at cruisingcompass@bwsailing.com.

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Big Layoffs at America’s Cup Event Authority

While this isn’t exactly shocking news, it’s not great news either. The America’s Cup Event Authority said it will be laying off 28 staff members, or about a quarter of its staff, due to “downsizing of the event footprint in … Continue reading

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New Condensed Venue Revealed for America’s Cup

More evolutions in the 34th America’s Cup…we’re sure they won’t be the last. Mayor Edwin M. Lee and the America’s Cup Event Authority (ACEA) have announced a consolidated venue plan for the 34th America’s Cup, removing Piers 30-32 for use … Continue reading

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Mindbender

When Laura Dekker arrives in Saint Maarten sometime in the next week, she will become the youngest solo sailor to circumnavigate the world. From whom will she be taking the title? Send your answers to comments@cruisingcompass.com. A winner, who will … Continue reading

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Bavaria Opening Three New Factory-Direct Locations

Bavaria Yachts announced plans to open factory-direct locations in Newport, RI, the Great Lakes (Chicago) and the San Francisco Bay area by the end of the year. In 2011, Bavaria Yachts USA launched a new direct-business model, starting with its … Continue reading

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America’s Cup Finals Race Courses Released

Descriptions of the race courses to be used in the America’s Cup Finals on San Francisco Bay in September 2013 have been released and the challenge is on. All four course options will force tight, close and aggressive racing, making … Continue reading

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Cruising Shot of the Week

It’s never too cold to cruise when you’ve got plenty of good company. This picture was taken on a brisk October day in San Francisco Bay (duh!) aboard s/v Bay Wolf, a 50 ft. Santa Cruz. Submitted by John Dollus. … Continue reading

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San Francisco Leukemia Cup

On October 1st and 2nd, San Francisco  Bay Area sailors will raise their sails and thousands of dollars in the race against blood cancer. The Leukemia Cup Committee and The San Francisco Yacht Club hosting the sixth annual San Francisco Bay … Continue reading

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America’s Cup Falls Short of Fundraising Goals to Date

America’s Cup organizers have netted only a fraction of the funds San Francisco needs this year to plan the massive 2013 yacht race, but officials say that as soon as they receive their tax-exempt status, the money will start flowing. … Continue reading

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