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Permit issued to America's Cup

Updated: June 28, 2013, 11:24 PM ET
Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO -- The U.S. Coast Guard has issued a Marine Event Permit to America's Cup officials to conduct racing on San Francisco Bay this summer.

The competition begins with the opening race of the Louis Vuitton Cup for challengers between Emirates Team New Zealand and Italy's Luna Rossa on July 7.

The Marine Event Permit issued Friday requires the implementation of a safety plan that incorporates the 37 safety recommendations made by the regatta director Iain Murray after Artemis ...

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