Thanks to database, software and tech genius Larry Ellison, who owns BMW Oracle Racing, San Francisco is the sole U.S. Candidate host the next America's Cup. The BMW Oracle Sailing Racing Team, winner or the 33rd America's Cup and hence Defender for the next Match will choose the venue.
The 34th America’s Cup is scheduled for 2013 or 2014, the year to be determined by infrastructure development lead-times.
The longest running sport cup challenge has a long long selection process, so the final decision will be announced by the end of 2010. Four European countries are also being studied by the American Defender BMW Oracle Racing team.
GGYC/BOR will announce a final decision on the venue, along with the date and other details of the next America’s Cup by the end of this year.
Read About it on the America's Cup Website:
34th America's Cup Defender: http://www.ggyc.com/
SF Gate Info: Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2010/07/08/sports/s081705D67.DTL#ixzz0tWDAabKe
Other Info: http://www.americascup.com/34th-americas-cup-news/
Read about the America's Cup Trophy: http://www.americascup.com/feature-stories/the-americas-cup-trophy/