Dec 21, 2016
After watching the AC in San Francisco Bay via the TV, the opportunity to catch racing in the enclosed confines of Bermuda’s Hamilton Harbour sounds incredibly appealing. Tickets for the 35th America’s Cup, taking place in Bermuda from May 26th until June 27th 2017, went on sale at www.americascup.com earlier this month. A full range of tickets will be available with options to suit every need.
The 35th battle for the America’s Cup will take place on the stunning waters of Bermuda in May and June 2017. The six America’s Cup teams, representing the USA, Great Britain, Japan, New Zealand, France and Sweden, will race incredible hydrofoiling yachts on a stadium-style racecourse on Bermuda’s Great Sound.
If you go, here’s what your tickets can get you:
– The America’s Cup Village, the heart of all the action in 2017 - Grandstand seats, offering unrivalled views of the stadium-style action as it unfolds 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, providing relaxed 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 Tickets to the America’s Cup Village give access to the custom-built, nine acre site which will boast live entertainment, views of the racecourse 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.
Grandstand Seats A ticket to the grandstand 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, with preferred access to delicious local food and beverages. Grandstand 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 big screens and live commentary, enjoying one of the best views ever of America’s Cup racing as the boats fly towards 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. Spectator Boat ticket holders will enjoy three hours on board, with boats taking guests onto the Great Sound and 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.
And there are lots more options. Check the website! www.americascup.com