Only two days after the victory of Cupholder Team New Zealand, the planning of the next Cup in 2024 has already begun. The New Zealanders have chosen Ben Ainslie GBR's English INEOS Team as Challenger of Record, with whom they will negotiate the details of the next Cup. It is already certain that the foiling AC75s will be used again. ----- The report.
America's Cup – Saturday, March 20, 2021
America's Cup – Wednesday, March 17, 2021
The Seabreeze filled in a little late in Auckland this morning UTC but then offered excellent conditions with moderate winds for the 10th and decisive race. Peter Burling NZL with Team NZL won the start and controlled the race to the finish in a calm manner. With a score of 7-3, the New Zealanders have successfully defended the Cup against Luna Rossa. The prize-giving ceremony is scheduled for this morning UTC, broadcast LIVE. ----- The report.
America's Cup – Monday, March 15, 2021
America's Cup – Sunday, March 14, 2021
America's Cup – Saturday, March 13, 2021
America's Cup – Friday, March 12, 2021
The races 3 and 4 were sailed this morning UTC in Auckland. Light winds dominated, and, as on the first race day, the start already decided the race victory. ----- Luna Rossa won the first, Team New Zealand the second heat by more than a minute. ----- The reports and the replay of the live broadcast.
America's Cup – Thursday, March 11, 2021
America's Cup – Wednesday, March 10, 2021
In light winds, the 36th America's Cup began this morning in Auckland with two races. The two boats were evenly matched, and the start was decisive for the outcome of both races. In the first race, Team NZL was ahead from the start, in the second race Luna Rossa won the start and thus also the race: Score 1-1, the daily report and the event website.
America's Cup – Tuesday, March 9, 2021
After the Covid lockout, the 36th America's Cup will start tomorrow with the first two races. We will be broadcasting live from 3am (UTC) on www.sailing-new.us . While the preliminary rounds were clear-cut affairs - nothing unusual in the America's Cup - we can only hope that the duels between Team New Zealand and Luna Rossa will be as close and exciting as possible. ----- The preview.
America's Cup – Sunday, February 28, 2021
The first races of the America's Cup scheduled for next weekend have had to be postponed due to New Zealand's new Covid restrictions. A single new case of Covid has prompted the government to impose another lockdown, for a whole week. The earliest new date for the start of the America's Cup is 10 March. The report.
America's Cup – Sunday, February 21, 2021
In moderate winds, INEOS Team UK with Ben Ainslie GBR had today no chance either against Luna Rossa of Francesco Bruni ITA/Jimmy Spithill AUS losing twice in the last two races of the Prada Cup. This means the Italians will challenge Team New Zealand in the America's Cup beginning March 6th. ----- The replay of today's races and the reports.
America's Cup – Saturday, February 20, 2021
In moderate winds between 10 and 12kn, races no. 5 & 6 of the Prada Cup were sailed this morning UTC in Auckland. ----- In race 5, Luna Rossa won, while in the second race of the day, INEOS Team UK with Ben Ainslie GBR took the first win of the series and herewith some hope: 1-5 down, the English still need 6 wins. Luna Rossa can make everything clear tomorrow Sunday morning with two wins. Once again, we will be broadcasting live on www.sailing-news.com. ----- The reports and the video replay of the day.