Bay Area sailing fans got a peek at one of sport's most prestigious trophies in Oakland Thursday.

The America's Cup was on display to help kick-off the Strictly Sail Pacific show at Jack London Square. The show runs through the weekend.

The names of the 33 previous America's Cup winners are engraved on the trophy.

The world's best sailing teams will compete for the cup on San Francisco Bay in 2013. .

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