AC35

35th America's Cup (AC35) will be raced in Bermuda in June, 2017, schedule:
  • Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers & Challenger Playoffs --Bermuda BER 26th May – 12th June 2017
  • Red Bull Youth America’s Cup Finals: Bermuda BER 20-21st June 2017
  • America’s Cup Match presented by Louis Vuitton: Bermuda BER 17-18th & 24-27th June 2017 America's Cup, June 2017 - AC35 in Bermuda: The America's Cup is without a doubt the most difficult trophy in sport to win. In the more than 150 years since the first race off England, only four nations have won the "oldest trophy in international sport."
“Our vision for the America's Cup in Bermuda is to deliver an unforgettable experience that will be nothing short of spectacular for the teams, sponsors and spectators alike – whether they be with us on-island or watching from around the world.”--35th America's Cup

Six or more teams will take up the challenge of racing for the next America’s Cup, the oldest trophy in international sport. The defending champion, ORACLE TEAM USA, Emirates Team New Zealand, Artemis Racing (SWE), Ben Ainslie Racing (GBR), Luna Rossa Challenge (ITA) and Team France. In 2017, all teams will compete in new AC62 catamarans, powered by highly-efficient wingsails and designed to fly above the water on foils at speeds near 50 mph. Racing begins for all teams with the America’s Cup Qualifiers where the teams are seeded - with bonus points - according to their results in theAC World Series. The top challengers then go on to compete for the America’s Cup Challenger Playoffs and the right to race ORACLE TEAM USA in the America’s Cup Finals in June 2017.

Red Bull Youth America’s Cup
The second edition of the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup has also been confirmed. The purpose of the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup is to provide a pathway towards a career as a professional sailor in the America’s Cup. In that, it has already proved successful, after just one edition.

America’s Cup World Series (ACWS) was previously held 2015-2016 in preparation for the 35th America's Cup.

The thrill of victory:

AMERICA'S CUP  2013 SAN FRANCISCO - ORACLE TEAM USA celebrates winning the 34th America's Cup in San Francisco.  See also 34th America's Cup - LiveLine Data and sailyachtresearch.org.

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