Video above published Jun 14, 2017: Just one week ago the Emirates Team New Zealand wing sail was in tatters. Now it is as good as new, Emirates Team NZ sailing around the Great Sound in preparation for the 35th America's Cup starting June 17, against the America's Cup Defender Oracle Team USA.
ORACLE TEAM USA Preparations for the 35th America's Cup Match Races
Published Jun 13, 2017: One huge checklist before the Louis Vuitton America's Cup Match races begin. In the above video, check in with ORACLE TEAM USA bowman/grinder Matt Cassidy as final preparations are underway.
The 35th America's Cup sailing match races start June 17, in Bermuda. The Challenger is Emirates Team New Zealand vs Oracle Team USA, the America's Cup Defender.
America's Cup Match Presented By Louis Vuitton (winner is the first team to win 7 races):
- Saturday June 17th 11:30 - 22:00 Races 1 & 2
- Sunday June 18th 11:30 - 19:00 Races 3 & 4
- Saturday June 24th 11:30 - 22:00 Races 5 & 6
- Sunday June 25th 11:30 - 19:00 Races 7 & 8*
- Monday June 26th (TBC) 11:30 - 19:00 Races 9* & 10*
- Tuesday June 27th (TBC) 11:30 - 19:00 Races 11*, 12*, & 13* (*if needed)