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San Francisco gets '13 America's Cup

Updated: December 31, 2010, 9:27 PM ET
Associated Press

The next America's Cup will be sailed in 2013 on San Francisco Bay, with a spectacular backdrop of the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz and the Coit Tower.

San Francisco beat out Newport, R.I., on Friday in the bidding to hold sailing's marquee regatta.

Sailing in San Francisco in a new class of fast, wing-sailed 72-foot catamarans on TV-friendly courses could reinvigorate the competition for the oldest trophy in international sports. The image of the America's Cup was badly damaged during ...

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