America's Cup sailing in San Francisco BVayExplore the most popular part of San Francisco—the waterfront—during the city’s superstar time on the world stage—America’s Cup!

Because it’s America’s Cup, you’ll thrill to the sight of the fastest yachts in history racing across the cityfront and out under the Golden Gate Bridge. You’ll meet the greatest sailors on earth, delve into the history of the world’s oldest international sports event, and share in the non-stop celebration.

Because it’s San Francisco, you’ll dine at a Michelin-starred restaurant, ride a cable car halfway to the stars, see Alcatraz from inside a cell, cheer on the World Series-winning SF Giants, stroll across the Golden Gate Bridge, eat a just-caught crab at Fisherman’s Wharf…

If you’re planning to visit San Francisco for America’s Cup, for business or for some other pleasure, you need this definitive guide. [click to continue…]

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America’s Cup App is now for Androids, too

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The five-star rated San Francisco Waterfront app is now available for Android devices, so you can take detailed information about nearly 300 venues along the San Francisco waterfront wherever you go.
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Ghirardelli Chocolate Cruise on the SS Jeremiah O’Brien

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[ July 21, 2012; 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] Only in San Francisco: Check out the “Chocolate School” at the Ghirardelli Chocolate Cruise on the National Liberty Ship Memorial, SS Jeremiah O’Brien. It’s on Saturday, July 21, 2012 — Boarding at 8 am; departure at 9 am; returning at 2 pm. Departure is from Pier 45, Fisherman’s Wharf. Tickets are available from Eventbrite.

 

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Landlubber’s Sailing Terms

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From above board and the bitter end to under the weather and a wide berth … these terms will make you sound like you know what you’re talking about on land or at sea.

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