The Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series features six of the best sailing teams in the world competing in the opening stages of the 35th America's Cup, the competition for the oldest trophy in international sports. The opening ceremony for this week’s event in Bermuda is Friday October 16 and the event runs through Sunday October 18, 2015 with official racing on Saturday and Sunday afternoons.
The Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series is two seasons of racing in events around the world for points that count towards qualification for the later stages of the America's Cup which take place exclusively in Bermuda in May/June 2017.
Back in the USA, the racing can be watched at on Sunday afternoon on NBC Sports & NBC Sport Live Extra http://www.locatetv.com/tv/americas-cup-world-series/9443259
Also live for mobile devices on the AC App https://www.americascup.com/en/app.html
Who is competing?
Two events have already been held, with Land Rover BAR winning on home waters in Portsmouth, England and Emirates Team New Zealand winning in Gothenburg, Sweden. ORACLE TEAM USA, the defending champion of the America's Cup needs a good performance on its 'home waters' of Bermuda in October to keep pace.
For more information, visit https://www.americascup.com/