Thursday, February 18, 2010

The America's Cup Victory Tour

The Cup is coming home to the United States tomorrow (Friday) with San Francisco the first stop on the 'Victory Tour'.

The oldest trophy in international sport is scheduled to touch down at SFO following a flight in a first-class seat Valencia via Frankfurt. After being welcomed at the airport, the trophy and team will proceed to the Golden Gate Yacht Club – the team’s patron and the Cup’s new home – for a reception with club members and special guests.

Saturday morning a public viewing is planned at the San Francisco City Hall Rotunda.

The Cup will then head south to San Diego on Sunday where at 4:00 pm the trophy will be on public display at the USS Midway museum on the city’s waterfront.

More details are here, and you'll be able to follow the America's Cup on its journey home to the United States right here and on twitter.