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600 Volunteers In America’s Cup Program

600 Volunteers In America’s Cup Program

“Prove us right, make us proud, and thank you for helping us to make what I know will be the greatest America’s Cup in history,” was the message from America’s Cup Bermuda CEO Mike Winfield at a gathering last night at the Hamilton Princess that brought the reality of the 35th America’s Cup a step closer for the volunteers of the XL... Read more of this article

America’s Cup Endeavour Day In AC Village

America’s Cup Endeavour Day In AC Village

The America’s Cup Endeavour Program is the America’s Cup’s youth sailing and educational program, dedicated to inspiring everybody who engages with the initiative and to leaving a sporting legacy in Bermuda. To celebrate this program, the 28th May has been officially designated as the America’s Cup Endeavour Day in the America’s Cup Village... Read more of this article

Video: Artemis Boat Outside Bacardi HQ

Video: Artemis Boat Outside Bacardi HQ

Martini is an official local supplier and hospitality provider of the Artemis Racing Team, and 20 foot Artemis Racing catamaran has been installed on the Bacardi headquarters lawn to celebrate this partnership between its Italian vermouth and sparkling wine brand and the Artemis Racing team. The public is invited to enjoy a closer look, and to take... Read more of this article

Video: AC Sailors Weigh In On Practice Racing

Video: AC Sailors Weigh In On Practice Racing

America’s Cup sailors Ben Ainslie, Jimmy Spithill, Glenn Ashby, Fuku Sofuku, Nathan Outteridge and Franck Cammas recently talked about practice racing. As Jimmy Spithill puts it, practice racing is the America’s Cup version of a “preseason’ where teams get to line up in a race environment and put their boats and sailors to the... Read more of this article

BWSC: Give AC Boats As Much Room As Able

BWSC: Give AC Boats As Much Room As Able

The Bermuda Water Safety Council [BWSC] has appealed to the island’s boating public to give as much room as able to America’s Cup boats, which are now in high gear with training. In a post on social media, the Bermuda Water Safety Council said, “Urgent! The ACBDA have just informed that the AC boats are now in high gear training in... Read more of this article

AC Village Opening And Closing Times

AC Village Opening And Closing Times

The opening and closing times of the America’s Cup Village were announced today, as well as more details about the range of activities that will take place and be available for fans each day before and after racing in the America’s Cup Village in the Royal Naval Dockyard. With racing scheduled to finish at either 3.30pm or 4.00pm on most days of... Read more of this article

Bermuda Pies To Be Available At AC Village

Bermuda Pies To Be Available At AC Village

Kris Furbert, the owner of Bermuda Pie Company is one of five local businesses to be selected as a primary food and beverage vendor, serving the public at the America’s Cup Village. Here he talks about his decision to get involved, what he believes the 35th America’s Cup will bring to the island, and the pie he has created just for the occasion. 1.... Read more of this article

Mobile App To Be “Virtual Crew Member”

Mobile App To Be “Virtual Crew Member”

BT, together with UK tech start-up Coderus, revealed a tactical app they said “will act as a virtual ‘seventh crew member’ to help Sir Ben Ainslie’s Land Rover BAR team gain a competitive edge in their bid to win the 35th America’s Cup this summer in Bermuda.“BT and Coderus needed to develop an app for use on mobile and wearable... Read more of this article

J&B’s Wood Fired Pizza Looking Forward To AC

J&B’s Wood Fired Pizza Looking Forward To AC

“Selected as a healthy alternative to fish sandwiches, burgers, and hot dogs, the start of the 35th America’s Cup will be a big moment for Tim Jackson, his wife Michelle Brock Jackson, and the employees at J&B’s Wood Fired Pizza,” the ACBDA said. “Named as one of the five primary food and beverage vendors for the America’s Cup... Read more of this article

TeamBDA Merchandise For Sale Online & Offline

TeamBDA Merchandise For Sale Online & Offline

TeamBDA, Bermuda’s entry to the 2017 Red Bull Youth America’s Cup, has announced its official merchandise is now on sale online [through both the TeamBDA and Bermuda Blueprinting websites], as well as in select stores. “Supporters of the sailing team – which is made up of nine young Bermudians between the ages of 18 and 24 – are... Read more of this article

Video: Team NZ Launches AC Boat In Bermuda

Video: Team NZ Launches AC Boat In Bermuda

This weekend marked another milestone in the countdown to the America’s Cup, with Emirates Team New Zealand launching and sailing their ACC boat for the first time since arriving in Bermuda, meaning all six America’s Cup Class [ACC] boats that will be racing in the America’s Cup have sailed on Bermuda’s waters.The Kiwi boat has the unique... Read more of this article

Land Rover BAR Youth Team Train In Bermuda

Land Rover BAR Youth Team Train In Bermuda

Land Rover BAR Academy recently took part in a training camp in Bermuda where they sailed the AC45F for the first time, which is the boat they will race in the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup and the same boat used by the senior team during the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series 2015/16. They hit the waters of Bermuda’s Great Sound in preparation... Read more of this article

Day-In-The-Life Of Bermuda’s Youth AC Team

Day-In-The-Life Of Bermuda’s Youth AC Team

TeamBDA has been training full time since January of this year as they prepare to take on 11 other nations in the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup in June. Their training schedule is rigorous and thorough, and although their schedule can vary largely depending on the weather, below is what a typical day looks like for the young athletes who make up TeamBDA.6:30am:... Read more of this article