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America’s Cup Ticket Demand ‘Been Very High’

America’s Cup Ticket Demand ‘Been Very High’

Tickets for the America’s Cup, taking place in Bermuda from 26th May until 27th June 2017, went on sale in mid-December and “demand has been very high since that announcement,” the America’s Cup said today. The America’s Cup Event Authority announced that tickets for Grandstand seating and for all official Spectator Boats have... Read more of this article

Public Encouraged To Vote: America’s Cup Band

Public Encouraged To Vote: America’s Cup Band

Close to 50 entertainers auditioned over the weekend to be a member of The Band, which will play at various events during the 35th America’s Cup. The open auditions were held on Saturday, January 14 in the Earl Cameron Theatre beginning at 9:30am and were open to members of the public 16 and up. The majority of the contestants had pre-registered,... Read more of this article

12 Teams To Compete In Youth America’s Cup

12 Teams To Compete In Youth America’s Cup

The Red Bull Youth America’s Cup will see top young sailors from around the world compete in Bermuda this summer; with teams from Austria, Denmark, France, Germany, Great Britain, Japan, New Zealand, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, USA and Bermuda set to take part. Today [Jan 16] the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup Sport Directors Roman Hagara... Read more of this article

Young Bermudians Competing In New Zealand

Young Bermudians Competing In New Zealand

Two young Bermudian America’s Cup Endeavour Program students are experiencing the opportunity of a lifetime – a trip to New Zealand, at no cost to them. Ahzai Smith and Christopher Raymond, both aged 12, flew to New Zealand on January 3 with AC Endeavour Program Coordinator Leah Collis to compete in three regattas. Both students participated in... Read more of this article

Pearman: “The Experience Has Been Fantastic”

Pearman: “The Experience Has Been Fantastic”

Mikaela Pearman is the Marketing & Communication Executive for America’s Cup Bermuda [ACBDA], an experience she says has been “fantastic from my first day on the job.” The 31-year-old Bermudian’s responsibilities include promoting the 35th America’s Cup for the local audience, creating and executing marketing and communication... Read more of this article

Premier And Minister Visit Land Rover Bar HQ

Premier And Minister Visit Land Rover Bar HQ

Today Premier Michael Dunkley and the Minister of Economic Development Dr. Grant Gibbons made a site visit to the Land Rover Bar headquarters in Dockyard where they officially welcomed the Land Rover Bar America’s Cup skipper Sir Ben Ainslie and his team. During their tour of the facility, the Premier and Minister Gibbons had the opportunity to speak... Read more of this article

‘Maximize Business Opportunities During AC’

‘Maximize Business Opportunities During AC’

Local business owners and entrepreneurs will soon be invited to information sessions and will receive guidance from local business community groups and America’s Cup Bermuda about how to maximize business opportunities during this year’s America’s Cup in May and June. The ACBDA said, “A dedicated email address has been set up to field inquiries... Read more of this article

TeamBDA Training Full Time For Youth AC

TeamBDA Training Full Time For Youth AC

Beginning January 9, 2017, TeamBDA ramped up its preparations for the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup as they embarked on a full-time training schedule for the June event. Since the final team was announced in September, 2016, they have participated a in a series of intensive training camps. These one-week camps were the first steps in getting ready... Read more of this article

Musical Director Appointed: America’s Cup Band

Musical Director Appointed: America’s Cup Band

Veteran musician Robert Edwards [pictured] has been named Musical Director for The Band, which will be created to play during the 35th America’s Cup. The Band will be paid to play at various events during the five-week long America’s Cup events from May 26 to June 27, 2017. Mr. Edwards will oversee The Band auditions, musical selections, rehearsals... Read more of this article

Eason Artwork Celebrates The America’s Cup

Eason Artwork Celebrates The America’s Cup

This year Bermuda will host the 35th America’s Cup, the ultimate sailing competition, and to celebrate the event, TAG Fine Arts, in association with the Hamilton Princess Hotel, has commissioned a series of new artworks by Ewan David Eason, which will be exhibited from April 2017. Six cities – each representing one of the competing teams... Read more of this article

Emirates Team NZ Heading To Bermuda

Emirates Team NZ Heading To Bermuda

Emirates Team New Zealand said they are back hard at work this week as 2017, the year of the 35th America’s Cup, kicks off at the frantic pace needed to ensure the team arrives in Bermuda in the strongest possible shape to win back the America’s Cup in the next six months. After only a day and a half back on the job, a combined task force of sailors,... Read more of this article

Minister: ‘AC Spending Projected To Be $39.6M’

Minister: ‘AC Spending Projected To Be $39.6M’

[Updated] Government “welcomes the Opposition’s verbal support for the America’s Cup in the wake of threatening comments” from the BIU President, Minister of Economic Development Dr. Grant Gibbons said, adding that he does “take issue” with the $100M figure stated, as “AC-related spending from 2014 through March 31st... Read more of this article

CAOB Supports Airport Project & America’s Cup

CAOB Supports Airport Project & America’s Cup

The Construction Association of Bermuda [CAOB] says that it “fully supports the proposed public-private agreement” to build and maintain a new airport, and also “fully supports the America’s Cup which must be permitted to continue, uninterrupted and with the full support of all Bermuda sectors.”A spokesperson said, “The... Read more of this article