It is advantage Peter Burling and Emirates Team New Zealand at the end of day one of the America’s Cup Match, presented by Louis Vuitton. The Kiwi Challengers to Jimmy Spithill’s ORACLE TEAM USA took back-to-back victories in the first two races of the final stage of the 35th America’s Cup, putting them into a 1-0 lead over the Defenders of the ‘Auld Mug’ at the end of day one of the America’s Cup Match, presented by Louis Vuitton, in Bermuda.
Peter Burling’s Emirates Team New Zealand squad has earned a rematch against ORACLE TEAM USA for the 35th America’s Cup with a convincing victory over Artemis Racing in the final match of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Challenger Playoffs.
In the heart of the excitement around the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers and the Louis Vuitton America's Cup Challenger Playoffs in Bermuda, the planet’s best youth sailors have kicked off Official Training for the fast-approaching Red Bull Youth America’s Cup.
Day three of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers was a day of drama with Artemis Racing seeing victory in the second race of the day, against Emirates Team New Zealande disappear with an Umpire call and in which the five challenging teams; Land Rover BAR, Artemis Racing, SoftBank Team Japan, Groupama Team France and Emirates Team New Zealand, had their chance to enhance their positions on the leaderboard.
With just over a month until the start of the 35th America’s Cup, one of the most hotly anticipated sports events worldwide, there is mounting tension and excitement as the teams prepare to take each other on in Bermuda.
The America’s Cup Village Grandstand experience at the 35th America’s Cup, taking place in Bermuda from 26th May to 27th June, is going to be one of the very best ways to watch the events unfold at the greatest race on water.