Bermuda: The Host Venue

In June 2017, the best sailors in the world will convene in Bermuda for the 35th America’s Cup, presented by Louis Vuitton. The pinnacle of international sailing, the America’s Cup has generated intense excitement and fierce rivalries for more than 160 years. Now, for the first time, this premier event will take place in Bermuda, an island founded on a legacy of sailing.

The drama will unfold in Bermuda’s Great Sound, a magnificent natural amphitheater set amid a spectacular backdrop of islands and beaches.

2017 DATES:
• Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers: 26 May - 3 June
• Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Challenger Play-Off Semi-Finals: 4 June - 8 June
• Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Challenger Play-Off Finals: 10 June - 12 June
• 35th America’s Cup Match, presented by Louis Vuitton: 17, 18, 24, 25, 26*, 27* June
(*Match continues until 7 races are won by one team)

A detailed schedule can be viewed here.

The official America's Cup race course [see above] will be held on the Great Sound, a natural amphitheater which will generate action packed racing visible from the America's Cup Village.

The 2017 Red Bull Youth America's Cup will also take place on the Great Sound, the America's Cup J Class Regatta will take place at Murray's Anchorage and the Superyacht Regatta will be hosted on the South Shore.