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the natives are getting restless…

Seems the local Frisco non-sailing press is having a field day with what is surely becoming a potential nightmare – the America’s Cup. There’s this article and this article, but so far this one is the winner, courtesy of SFBG:

Here’s the deal of a lifetime: For $999, you can get a ticket to watch the America’s Cup races. From bleachers built on public land. Where the non-wealthy public won’t be allowed.

The America’s Cup Event Authority, run by Larry Ellison, who is the third-richest person in the world, has sent out an email soliciting buyers for this special early deal: Buy now, and you will be guaranteed a “reserved section in a preferred area of the bleachers,” as well as exclusive access to parties and events, and a chance to get your picture taken with the Cup. Read on.