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America's Cup Racing Coming Soon



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    The America's Cup World Series previously raced in San Diego with a Match Racing Championship Fleet Race on Nov. 20, 2011.

    Getting to know some of the sailors on the slick boats that will be racing across San Francisco Bay soon is one way to get into the America's Cup

    The Cup has its own video production crew, publishing impressive videos as crews prepare to hit the water Aug. 21-26 for the America's Cup World Series -- a precursor to next year's main event. 

    This week on America's Cup Discovered we catch up with Ben Ainslie as he aims to becoming the most decorated Olympic sailor in history.

    After London 2012 Ben will fly directly to San Francisco to launch his team as the skipper of 'Ben Ainslie Racing' in the AC World Series in San Francisco. We also get the inside scoop on sailor nicknames, including: Cheese, Cat Flap, T-Hutch, Avatar to list a few.