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San Fran unveils solar-powered stadium for America's Cup

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San Francisco offered a plan to host the 34th America's Cup yacht race with an epic new amphitheater set on the bay. The plan boasts an array of sustainable design features such as rainwater harvesting and a huge sail-like canopy covered in solar cells.

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The Newport International Boat Show starts today and will feature an America's Cup 12 Metre era reunion. From Sept. 16-19, Harbour Court, the New York Yacht Club's on-the-water clubhouse in Newport, R.I., will welcome several hundred of sailing's 12 Metre fraternity and the premiere of Gary Jobson's latest film, "12 Metre Era Retrospective."

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