America's Cup: Coast Guard to study ways to balance business and racing

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  • by BPC Staff
  • on September 30, 2011


A September 30 article in the SF Business Times notes that the U.S. Coast Guard, which regulates traffic on the bay, is convening a special group to decide how to balance racing and bay commerce . . . America’s Cup officials said they are prepared to devise ways for racing and commerce to coexist . . . Port of Oakland supports SF’s plan to host the America’s Cup but notes that their top priority is predictable flow of ships and the port also expresses concerns that the America’s Cup race coincides with the limited window for annual dredging of the port …read the full article.