• RedBull Youth America’s Cup, Race 7

    This post is part of my America’s Cup in San Francisco blog post series. I missed the first two days of racing of the RedBull Youth America’s Cup (RBYAC) here in San Francisco, but I was very pleased to see our Swiss Team Tilt being in second place. Unfortunately, they couldn’t keep this position during races four […]


  • AC72s training in the foggy bay

    This post is part of my America’s Cup in San Francisco blog post series. Today was the first time Oracle raced their two AC72’s in the bay. At one point I was able to capture a sequence where one of their boats made a quick turn while foiling (edit: that’s called gybing on foils)! This is just […]


  • America’s Cup San Francisco (2) – Day 3

    This post is part of my America’s Cup in San Francisco blog post series. To get a different perspective, I stayed at Crissy Field to get these pictures. Unfortunately there were too many boats between the racetrack and the shore to get an unobstructed view of the AC45s.


  • America’s Cup San Francisco (2) – Day 2

    This post is part of my America’s Cup in San Francisco blog post series. Today’s races were interrupted by some Blue Angels cruising through the bay as preparation for this weekends Fleet Week air show. As a result of this, the race course moved a bit off the shore which is really sad as the action now […]


  • America’s Cup San Francisco (2) – Match Racing Qualifiers

    This post is part of my America’s Cup in San Francisco blog post series. After a beautiful but short Indian Summer, the weather changed today and at San Francisco’s Marina we had a complete whiteout this afternoon. With the outgoing tide and wind speed above 20 knots, the conditions couldn’t be more different to yesterdays practice races […]


  • America’s Cup San Francisco –Last training with the AC72

    This post is part of my America’s Cup in San Francisco blog post series. The teams are getting ready for the 2nd AC World Series race in San Francisco. Just a few days left until the start. Team Oracle’s AC72 made a guest appearance today. Compared to the already big AC45s, the AC72 is just huge. I […]


  • America’s Cup San Francisco – Practice Racing

    This post is part of my America’s Cup in San Francisco blog post series. Practice racing brought a lot of action, two boats even capsized.  If the wind stays strong, the competition will be very interesting to watch.


  • America’s Cup San Francisco – Match Racing Qualifiers

    This post is part of my America’s Cup in San Francisco blog post series. Today was the first day of America’s Cup World Series races in San Francisco. Six teams competed to win the last three spots for the match races quarter finals. Both Luna Rossa teams and Ben Ainslie’s BAR team won their respective series and […]


  • America’s Cup San Francisco – Training Session (8/17)

    This post is part of my America’s Cup in San Francisco blog post series. With all the wind we have lately and the America’s Cup World Series in town, there is a lot of action going on in the bay. Here are some snapshots from last week.


  • America’s Cup San Francisco – Team China Mishap

    This post is part of my America’s Cup in San Francisco blog post series. I was on my way back to the America’s Cup base at pier 30-32 when I stopped at the Marina Greens to take a picture of France’s Energy Team’s boat that was berthing there. I am still a bit puzzled that they left their […]


  • America’s Cup San Francisco – Training Session

    This post is part of my America’s Cup in San Francisco blog post series. America’s Cup AC World Series is staring next week in San Francisco. Workers are busy setting up the Marina Greens to host all visitors and spectators. At the same time, teams are already training in the bay. I went out to take some […]