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Photos: America’s Cup Opening Ceremony

Photos: America’s Cup Opening Ceremony

The first day of the 35th America’s Cup finished off with a Opening Ceremony that featured Gene Steede and other local entertainers, the Gombeys, the Bermuda Regiment, the America’s Cup sailing teams, giant Longtails suspended over the area, a fireworks display and more. You can view our ongoing live updates of the first day of the America’s... Read more of this article

Video: Collision During 6th America’s Cup Race

Video: Collision During 6th America’s Cup Race

A collision occurred between Land Rover BAR and SoftBank Team Japan in the 6th race at the America’s Cup this afternoon [May 27], resulting in a penalty being given to the British team.In describing the incident, Softbank Team Japan said, “With 25 seconds to go on the start clock, SoftBank Team Japan Skipper Dean Barker took advantage... Read more of this article

Live Updates: Second Day Of The America’s Cup

Live Updates: Second Day Of The America’s Cup

[Updating] After getting underway on Saturday with thousands attending the America’s Cup Village in Dockyard for the first day of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup, the event is set to continue today [May 28] with a day of racing, and we will be bringing you live updates of the event as able. You can view coverage of the first day of the event,... Read more of this article

Photos: Opening Day Of America’s Cup Village

Photos: Opening Day Of America’s Cup Village

Thousands of people attended the opening day of the America’s Cup, with the Village in Dockyard officially opening at 11.30am this morning, and racing getting underway in the afternoon. The opening day is still underway, with the Opening Ceremony now taking place, featuring a variety of local entertainment, fireworks and more. You can view our ongoing... Read more of this article

Photos, Videos & Report: America’s Cup Day #1

Photos, Videos & Report: America’s Cup Day #1

[Updated with videos] The Louis Vuitton America’s Cup got underway today [May 27] with six races taking place. The first race saw Team Oracle USA defeat France, the second race saw Sweden’s Team Artemis defeat Softbank Team Japan, while the third race saw new Zealand record a victory over France. The fourth race of the day saw the British... Read more of this article

Douglas Performs Roof Wetting For AC Village

Douglas Performs Roof Wetting For AC Village

With Premier Michael Dunkley and ACEA CEO Sir Russell Coutts on hand, Oscar-winning actor Michael Douglas performed a traditional Bermudian roof wetting ceremony at the America’s Cup Village in Dockyard, which officially opened to the public at 11.30am this morning [May 27]. You can view our ongoing live updates of the first day of the America’s... Read more of this article

Photos: America’s Cup Village Officially Opens

Photos: America’s Cup Village Officially Opens

After countless hours of preparation, the America’s Cup Village in Dockyard officially opened to the public at 11.30am this morning [May 27], with thousands expected to attend today’s event, which includes six races, a performance by Grammy award winning musician Wyclef John, and the Opening Ceremony which is set to showcase a host of Bermudian... Read more of this article

Time Lapse Video: Making Of The AC Village

Time Lapse Video: Making Of The AC Village

A time-lapse video allows a look at the transformation of the site in Dockyard to create the America’s Cup Village, a process which took some two years. The building project began back in November 2015, and the construction process was Bermuda’s largest land reclamation project since World War II.Here are some of the numbers the ACEA provided... Read more of this article

Crown And Anchor At America’s Cup Village

Crown And Anchor At America’s Cup Village

Visitors to the America’s Cup will experience “more of a Bermudian atmosphere with the addition of Crown and Anchor tables” in the America’s Cup Village, the ACBDA said today. The full list of dates Crown and Anchor will be available in the America’s Cup Village is: 27, 31 May and 2, 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25 June The ACBDA said,... Read more of this article

2,000 Registrations For AC Boat Spectator Flags

2,000 Registrations For AC Boat Spectator Flags

The 35th America’s Cup is fast approaching, and the organisers said this will bring “an unprecedented number of boats on Bermuda’s waters.” “Some 2,000 private and public craft have registered for spectator flags, and that number keeps growing, so boaters can watch the action on the Great Sound, making water safety even more important... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: AC Teams Continue To Practice

Photos/Video: AC Teams Continue To Practice

With the 35th America’s Cup set to get underway tomorrow [May 27] following a postponement due to weather, all six teams have recently stepped up their sailing practice in order to be prepared for the competition to come.Defending champion Oracle Team USA, along with Artemis Racing, Emirates Team New Zealand, Land Rover BAR, Groupama Team France,... Read more of this article

Column: ‘Let’s Pull Together And Just Do It’

Column: ‘Let’s Pull Together And Just Do It’

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] A few years ago, my wife and I received a call from our daughter, telling us the surprising news that she was pregnant. Initially, I had some concerns due the circumstances, but within a short time I caught myself, realizing that my wonderful daughter and our family were being offered a ‘gift’ – the miracle... Read more of this article

America’s Cup Opening Ceremony Sold Out

America’s Cup Opening Ceremony Sold Out

The Opening Ceremony of the 35th America’s Cup is sold out, and the ACBDA said “those who did not book in advance for tomorrow’s Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers and the festivities that follow, are advised that there will be no ticket sales at the entrance.” “Fans that have missed out on securing tickets at The America’s... Read more of this article