Hamilton, Bermuda, April 26, 2017
The definitive opening and closing times of the America’s Cup Village throughout the 35th America’s Cup have been 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, Bermuda.
With racing scheduled to finish at either 3.30pm or 4.00pm on most days of the 35th America’s Cup, there will be a range of activities for guests to take part in and enjoy in the America’s Cup Village every day it is open. These activities include:
America’s Cup Class (ACC) yachts being lifted out of the water by crane post-racing, a chance to see these incredible machines, the fastest ever raced in the America’s Cup, out of the water in all their glory!
Poster signing sessions and a chance to meet the sailors competing in the 35th America’s Cup. A 2017-spec America’s Cup sailor is the fittest, strongest sailor in the 166 year history of the competition for the oldest trophy in international sport, comparable to NFL linebackers or Olympic sprinters in terms of their fitness levels and power outputs. Fans will have the chance to meet these sailing stars up close in the America’s Cup Village.
Mixed Media Zone, visible to America’s Cup Village fans. Now a staple of all major sports, the area where media interview the athletes will be visible to all fans who want to watch the sailors being grilled by the world’s press.
A huge range of America’s Cup Partner activations, more details of which will be announced closer to the start of the 35th America’s Cup.
The America’s Cup Endeavour Education Station, an incredible, dedicated area that will immerse adults and children alike in the wonderful world of the America’s Cup Endeavour Program and all its aspects which are used to help inspire and educate its participants.
Live entertainment on the Main Stage, with local acts and artists from Bermuda performing for the America’s Cup Village crowds every day throughout the 35th America’s Cup.
A range of food and beverage options to suit every palate, from young to old, including the best of Bermuda!
The definitive opening and closing times of the America’s Cup Village between 26th May and 27th June have also now been announced. The America’s Cup Village will open at 11.30am daily, except for 26th May when it will open at 3.00pm for the first day of racing from 5.00pm and the Official Opening Ceremony from 8.30pm. The closing time of the America’s Cup Village will vary throughout the event schedule. See below for details: