Americas Cup 2021 returns to the City Of Sails (appropriate) – Auckland for the worlds most prestigious yacht racing series. The Americas Cup, a match race competition will only take place when a qualifying yacht club challenges the current holder of the Auld Mug (the cup). The last event in 2017 was staged in Bermuda and was won by Emirates Team New Zealand won the Louis Vuitton Cup and then challenged the defender, Oracle Team USA. New Zealand won the America’s Cup with a score of 7 to 1.. In 2013 the race took place in San Francisco.
Emirates – Team NZ
Luna Rossa – Prada Pirelli Team
New York Yacht Club – America Magic
Ineos – Team UK
Stars & Stripes – Team USA
As above, the defending team, currently holding the Americas Cup is challenged by an apposing team / club in order for a race series to be engaged. The main locations to have recently staged the recent races include Valencia and San Diego, other than the aforementioned. The most memorable series had to be the one back in 2013 in San Francisco, between Oracle Team USA & Team NZ where the Americans claimed victory 9/8 after Team NZ took a significant lead that the American clawed back.
2020 & 2021 Dates
23-26 April 2020: America’s Cup World Series in Cagliari
4-7 June 2020: America’s Cup World Series in Portsmouth
17-20 December 2020: America’s Cup World Series in Auckland
January-February 2021: The PRADA Cup Challenger Selection Series
6-21 March 2021: The America’s Cup
See our IMA links below for more info and a promotional video soon to be posted on our YouTube channel