• America’s Cup, Race 3/4

    This post is part of my America’s Cup in San Francisco blog post series. After a beautiful day with blue sky for day 1 of the America’s Cup, day 2 was a typical San Francisco day with fog hanging over the bridge. There was another difference: while Emirates Team New Zealand won the first two races of […]


  • America’s Cup, Race 1/2

    This post is part of my America’s Cup in San Francisco blog post series. Finally it is September and the first day of America’s Cup racing arrived. After the lopsided races in the Louis Vuitton Coup, we finally got two teams competing…. or almost… Emirates Team New Zealand won both races, although with a much smaller margin, […]


  • 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 […]


  • Louis Vuitton Cup, Race 8, ETNZ vs. LR

    This post is part of my America’s Cup in San Francisco blog post series. Today was race 8 of the Louis Vuitton Cup. With a win, Emirates Team New Zealand could close the series. But the weather was much different than in the past few races. The wind was hovering just below 10 kts and the Golden […]


  • Louis Vuitton Cup – Semifinals 1, Luna Rossa against Artemis Racing

    This post is part of my America’s Cup in San Francisco blog post series. Luna Rossa against Artemis Racing, the first semifinal of the Louis Vuitton Cup here in San Francisco. Everyone was wondering how well Artemis will do in their first race and only on day 9 on their new foaling AC72. It showed that they […]


  • Louis Vuitton Cup – Round Robin 3, ETNZ vs. LR

    This post is part of my America’s Cup in San Francisco blog post series. It is summer in San Francisco which means colder temperatures and a lot of fog. Today was no exception: This is the second time that Emirates Team New Zealand (ETNZ) met Luna Rossa Challenge (LR) in the Louis Vuitton Cup. A week ago, […]


  • Louis Vuitton Cup – Round Robin 2, Race 1

    This post is part of my America’s Cup in San Francisco blog post series. Last week’s Louis Vuitton Cup sailing races were kind of strange as only one lonely boat worked the course. Today was the first time that two boats faced each other: Emirates Team New Zealand (ETNZ) against Italy’s Luna Rossa Challenge (LR). ETNZ showed […]


  • Louis Vuitton Cup – Round Robin 1, Race 2

    This post is part of my America’s Cup in San Francisco blog post series. Today was the second race of round robin 1 of the Louis Vuitton Cup. It was Emirates Team New Zealand (ETNZ) against Artemis Racing. Artemis was a no-show because they are still working on getting their second boat ready after their first one […]


  • 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 […]


  • Luna Rossa, Emirates Team NZ and Oracle Team USA sailing their AC72s in the SF Bay

    This post is part of my America’s Cup in San Francisco blog post series. It was a pleasure today to see Luna Rossa, Emirates Team NZ and Oracle Team USA sailing their AC72s in the San Francisco bay. Here are some of todays captures taken from the shore.


  • Oracle Team USA ‘17’ back on the water

    This post is part of my America’s Cup in San Francisco blog post series. It is nice to see Oracle’s AC72 back on the water. Welcome back! I am looking forward to seeing it racing in the bay.      


  • Wing 2 arrives at Oracle Team USA Pier 80

    This post is part of my America’s Cup in San Francisco blog post series. Today is Christmas for Oracle Team USA at Pier 80 as their second wing for their AC72 arrives. The work can continue to rebuild their damaged boat and in a few weeks they will be out sailing again. I am looking forward to […]


  • 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 […]