Just 100 days to the start of the 35th America’s Cup

Wednesday 15th February is 100 days until the start of the greatest race on water, the 35th America’s Cup in Bermuda, from 26th May to 27th June 2017.

Right across the beautiful island of Bermuda, preparations continue apace for the incredible events that will unfold, with racing taking place on the Great Sound, the stadium-style setting for the racecourse that will play host to the fastest boats in America’s Cup history, raced by the greatest sailors in the world.

Sir Russell Coutts, CEO of the America’s Cup, and the most successful sailor in America’s Cup history, spoke about why he expects the 35th America’s Cup will be the best event yet in the illustrious 166 year story of the competition for the world’s oldest international sports trophy: “100 days to go until the start of the 35th America’s Cup is a major milestone, one that really brings home just how close we all are to the start of what I am sure is going to be the greatest America’s Cup yet.

“When you see the progress that’s being made every day at the America’s Cup Village site in Dockyard, it’s now possible to visualize how the final village will look. We’ve started construction of our largest and most premium hospitality structure and we’ve released a video flythrough, which is a simulation of what the racecourse and the America’s Cup Village will look like, and that just serves to increase the anticipation and excitement even more.

Read more at the Official America’s Cup Website here »