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Tour of the America’s Cup team bases in Bermuda

Bermuda is getting ready for the 35th America’s Cup, and the world’s top sailing teams have moved their full-time operations to the island. The majority of teams are based in the Royal Naval Dockyard, on the westernmost end of the island, which will also be the site of the America’s Cup Village. Take a behind-the-scenes […]

Get to Know Iain Murray and America’s Cup Race Management

Regatta Director Iain Murray heads up America’s Cup Race Management (ACRM), an independent organization that manages the competitive rules and on-water operations of the 35th America’s Cup. Murray, a 4-time America’s Cup competitor himself, explains the role of ACRM and how they remain a fair and neutral resource for all the teams.

Things we love about Bermuda, home of the 35th America’s Cup

There are countless things to love about the Home of the 35th America’s Cup. As we get ready for an incredible summer of racing in Bermuda, we spoke with locals about their favorite things about the island. Top of the list was the beautiful beaches, gorgeous blue water and hospitality of Bermudian people.

Groupama Team France launch America’s Cup Class boat

On Monday March 13, 2107 Groupama Team France became the sixth and final team to launch their America’s Cup Class yacht, marking a major milestone. Having recently relocated to the island, the French team held a small ceremony at their base in Dockyard, Bermuda in view of the 35th America’s Cup racecourse. Shore team member […]

Ben Ainslie on progress so far in America’s Cup Class boat

Land Rover BAR skipper Sir Ben Ainslie updates on how training has been going in the month since launching „Rita“, the boat they will race in the 35th America’s Cup. This is one of the most critical times for any America’s Cup team, as they see the results of the thousands of hours of design, […]

America’s Cup: Bermuda 2017 – Tickets On Sale Now

Tickets On Sale Now Bermuda, home to The 35th America’s Cup. America’s Cup fans will see the toughest America’s Cup to date. They’re gonna see the fastest boats, the best athletes and the closest racing EVER. Get down to Bermuda, and check it out.

Red Bull Youth America’s Cup Pools Selection

The two pools of teams who will train and compete together in the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup Qualifiers have now been selected! The fleet consists of 12 of the world’s top youth teams, and Sport Directors Roman Hagara and Hans-Peter Steinacher randomly divided them into two pools of six teams. Only the top four […]

SoftBank Team Japan officially launch America’s Cup Class boat

On February 25, 2017 SoftBank Team Japan officially launched their America’s Cup Class boat in a traditional Japanese ceremony at the team’s base in Bermuda. The boat was christened „Hikari“ which means ‚flash of light‘ in Japanese. They hope this next generation yacht will allow them to become the first successful Japanese challenger in America’s […]

Get to Know Artemis Racing’s Kalle Torlén

Get to know Kalle Torlén, trimmer for Artemis Racing. Torlén is a former Olympian in the 49er class, who had „quit“ sailing before Artemis approached him to join their elite squad. The Swede is now in Bermuda training hard with the team and enjoying the challenge that is the America’s Cup.

Get to Know Iain Percy of Artemis Racing

Get to know Artemis Racing Team Manager and Tactician Iain Percy. Percy is an America’s Cup veteran and 3x Olympian, who suffered a tragic loss of his friend Andrew „Bart“ Simpson during a training accident in 2013. Percy is one of the driving forces behind the team, and in this profile gives us a look […]

Artemis Racing launch America’s Cup Class yacht

On February 22, 2017 Artemis racing became the fourth team to launch the boat that they will race in the 35th America’s Cup in Bermuda. Their America’s Cup Class yacht, dubbed „Magic Blue“ was lowered into the Great Sound for the first time and christened by Natalia Törnqvist, wife of Team Principal Törbjorn Törnqvist. This […]

Get to Know Land Rover BAR’s trainers

America’s Cup athletes are fitter than ever before, and it takes a village to help them push the limits of performance. Leading the charge at Land Rover BAR is the Strength & Conditioning team, comprised of Ben Williams and Alex Hopson.

Get to Know Artemis Racing skipper Nathan Outteridge

Get to know Artemis Racing skipper and helmsman Nathan Outteridge. The youngest skipper in the fleet, Outteridge is on his second America’s Cup. In 2016 he and teammate Iain Jensen juggled a successful Olympic campaign in addition to the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series, winning silver in the 49er class in Rio.

Get to Know ORACLE TEAM USA’s Rome Kirby

Meet Rome Kirby, who at only 23 was onboard ORACLE TEAM USA for what is known as the greatest comeback in sporting history during the 34th America’s Cup. Rome comes from sailing royalty, his father Jerry Kirby has an incredible 6 America’s Cup campaigns and several Volvo Ocean Races under his belt. The future is […]

ORACLE TEAM USA launch America’s Cup Class yacht

On Valentine’s Day 2017 ORACLE TEAM USA launched the high performance yacht they will use to defend the America’s Cup in Bermuda this summer. They become only the second team to do so, and the high performance yacht represents tens of thousands of hours of design and testing by the entire team. Guests gathered at […]