America's Cup

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The Golden Gate Bridge is as iconic as the Statue of Liberty is to New York or the Opera House is to Sydney. The difference is that if you wrote the spec for a perfect sailing venue you’d end up with San Francisco Bay. The wind is funneled in the gap spanned by the Bridge and the direction is parallel to the shore so that the racing is right in front of the fans

Russell Coutts, CEO, ORACLE TEAM USA