Tickets are on sale now at americascup.com/tickets for the 35th America’s Cup, taking place in Bermuda from 26th May until 27th June 2017.

“A full range of tickets are available to suit every need, whether it’s for access to the America’s Cup Village, seats in the grandstand, access to the Goslings Dark ‘n Stormy Island Bar, VIP hospitality at the Longtail Lounge, on-water experiences in spectator boats or through private boat registration,” the ACBDA said.

“Interest in the range of tickets available has been high since the news of the on sale date was announced, so anyone looking forward to enjoying one of the world’s greatest sports spectacles in 2017 is urged to go now to www.americascup.com/tickets to purchase their preferred spectator experience.

“Spectator Experience Ticketing Options Available Right Now

  • Entrance to the America’s Cup Village, the heart of all the action in 2017
  • Grandstand seats, offering unrivalled views of the race course finish line on Bermuda’s Great Sound
  • Official Spectator Boats, enabling America’s Cup fans who want to be on the water to enjoy a front row position right on the edge of the racecourse
  • Longtail Lounge hospitality, one of the best VIP experiences in Bermuda, offering delicious food and beverages in a relaxed atmosphere with views of the Great Sound in a perfect hospitality setting
  • Goslings Dark ‘n Stormy Island Bar, promising a lively atmosphere, delicious buffet lunches and fantastic views of the finish line
  • Private Boat Registration, giving boat owners the chance to enjoy all the 35th America’s Cup action from the comfort of their own vessels, right next to the racecourse itself

The America’s Cup Village

The ACBDA said, “Tickets to the America’s Cup Village give access to the custom-built, nine-acre site in Bermuda’s historic Royal Naval Dockyard which will boast entertainment, views of the race course finish line, ‘dock-out’ shows and sailor signing sessions throughout the event schedule.

“Overlooking the iconic Great Sound and showcasing the best of Bermuda’s food and beverage vendors, this family-friendly site will also be home to an America’s Cup merchandise store and a dedicated Kids Zone.

“The America’s Cup Village will provisionally be open between 11.00am and 5.00pm throughout most days of the event schedule, enabling visitors to soak up the atmosphere before racing commences at approximately 2.00pm.

“A range of ticket prices will be on offer, with prices starting at $10 for Bermuda residents and $20 for visitors to Bermuda, and with various further discounts available for Bermuda residents. Tickets for children under the age of 13 will be 50% off and children five years and under will be able to enter the America’s Cup Village for free.

Grandstand Seats

“Grandstand seat tickets will enable fans to soak up the vibrant atmosphere of the America’s Cup Village before enjoying America’s Cup racing from the comfort and convenience of their own waterside grandstand seats.

“Grandstand seat ticket holders have entry into the America’s Cup Village included in their ticket price and will be able to keep up with the race action through a dedicated big screen and live commentary, enjoying one of the best views of the finish line, right in front of their seats.

Grandstand seating is available every race day with tickets starting at just $70.

Official Spectator Boats

Take to the water from Hamilton or Dockyard and experience the thrills and spills of America’s Cup racing from a fantastic front row position right on the edge of the racecourse on the Great Sound. Spectator Boat ticket holders will enjoy three hours on board, with boats taking guests up close to the action as it unfolds in front of them, and on TV around the world.

“Each boat will be equipped with live radio commentary of the racing, with food and beverages available to purchase on board. Prices start from $150 for an adult ticket on a fleet of motor cruisers and catamarans.

Longtail Lounge VIP Hospitality

“One of the best America’s Cup VIP experiences will be found at the Longtail Lounge in the America’s Cup Village. Guests will relax in informal waterside surroundings and enjoy a complimentary bar and delicious assisted service buffet lunch.

“The open-air private viewing deck will be perfect for watching the boats fly towards the finish line, and with screens throughout the Longtail Lounge, there will be no excuses for missing a minute of the action.

“For more information on Longtail Lounge hospitality tickets and packages please email hospitality@americascup.com.

Goslings Dark ‘n Stormy Island Bar

“See and be seen in the lively atmosphere of the Goslings Dark ‘n Stormy Island Bar. With a viewing terrace and striking views over the Great Sound, tickets will include a delicious buffet lunch and official America’s Cup merchandise.

“Located within the America’s Cup Village and provisionally open from 11.00am until 5.00pm, tickets to the Goslings Dark ‘n Stormy Island Bar start from $150.

Private Boat Registration

“Boat owners can also enjoy America’s Cup action in Bermuda for themselves, with access to a designated public spectator zone on the racecourse. Throughout every race, up-to-date information and commentary will be shared with all registered boats, giving them incredible views of the action on the same water on which the teams will be battling it out for the oldest trophy in international sport.

The 35th America’s Cup

“The 2017 America’s Cup will be the 35th competition for the oldest trophy in international sport, and the events in Bermuda in May and June 2017 promise to be the greatest America’s Cup yet.

“The eyes of the world will be on Bermuda as the Defenders of the America’s Cup, Oracle Team USA, will be fighting it out on Bermuda’s Great Sound with the finest sailors in the world in the fastest boats ever to race in the America’s Cup.

“The challenger teams competing represent Great Britain [Land Rover BAR], Japan [SoftBank Team Japan], Sweden [Artemis Racing], France [Groupama Team France] and New Zealand [Emirates Team New Zealand], so fans from around the world will be flocking to the beautiful island of Bermuda to witness the greatest America’s Cup staged in its 165 year history.

“On 26th May the events will start with the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers, with all six America’s Cup teams competing in a double round robin series of match races. That preliminary round of racing is scheduled to conclude on Saturday 3rd June, when one team will drop out of the reckoning, and Oracle Team USA, the Defenders of the America’s Cup, will stand back from the next round, the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Challenger Playoffs.

“Featuring four teams, the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Challenger Playoffs are the prelude to the America’s Cup Match presented by Louis Vuitton and are scheduled to run from Sunday 4th June until Monday 12th June, by which date the identity of the team which will challenge Oracle Team USA for the America’s Cup will be known.


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