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    ABOUT THE REGATTA

    The PRADA America’s Cup World Series Auckland and the PRADA Christmas Race will see the teams congregate in Auckland, New Zealand from the 17th to the 20th of December 2020. It is the first opportunity for all the teams to race against each other on their second AC75s ahead of the PRADA Cup Challenger Selection Series in January and February 2021 and the Match for the 36th America’s Cup presented by PRADA in March. Following the ACWS racing, a Christmas Race will mark the start of an exciting summer of America’s Cup action in Auckland.

    ABOUT THE REGATTA
    The PRADA America’s Cup World Series Auckland and the PRADA Christmas Race will see the teams congregate in Auckland, New Zealand from the 17th to the 20th of December 2020. It is the first opportunity for all the teams to race against each other on their second AC75s ahead of the PRADA Cup Challenger Selection Series in January and February 2021 and the Match for the 36th America’s Cup presented by PRADA in March. Following the ACWS racing, a Christmas Race will mark the start of an exciting summer of America’s Cup action in Auckland.
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    RACE FORMAT

    On the 17th of December at 3pm NZT two AC75s will line up for the very first race of this America's Cup cycle. For the first three days of the PRADA ACWS Auckland (17th-19th of December) there will be four races per day of Round Robin competition when all of the four teams will race each other twice. The fourth day (20th of December) the PRADA Christmas Race will kick off and will be comprised of two knock out stages, the first stage consists of two head to head match ups, the winners of each will progress to the final, the losers to a 3rd & 4th match which will help decide the final rankings. The pairing of the Christmas Race Semifinals will be decided by the results of the PRADA ACWS Auckland double Round Robin

    RACE FORMAT
    On the 17th of December at 3pm NZT two AC75s will line up for the very first race of this America's Cup cycle. For the first three days of the PRADA ACWS Auckland (17th-19th of December) there will be four races per day of Round Robin competition when all of the four teams will race each other twice. The fourth day (20th of December) the PRADA Christmas Race will kick off and will be comprised of two knock out stages, the first stage consists of two head to head match ups, the winners of each will progress to the final, the losers to a 3rd & 4th match which will help decide the final rankings. The pairing of the Christmas Race Semifinals will be decided by the results of the PRADA ACWS Auckland double Round Robin
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    RACE CALENDAR

    The PRADA ACWS Auckland will take place from the 17th untill the 19th of December, wherease the PRADA Christmas Race will happen on the 20th of December. Racing is scheduled for 1500 – 1800 each day weather permitting.

    RACE CALENDAR
    The PRADA ACWS Auckland will take place from the 17th untill the 19th of December, wherease the PRADA Christmas Race will happen on the 20th of December. Racing is scheduled for 1500 – 1800 each day weather permitting.
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    SPECTACULAR RACING

    The PRADA ACWS Auckland and PRADA Christmas Race will be held on the same racecourses as the Prada Cup Challenger Selection Series and the 36th America’s Cup Match giving the teams vital opportunities to experience the race conditions they could face in 2021. The Waitemata Harbour and the Hauraki Gulf are known as the jewel in Auckland’s crown and will offer a wide variety of race area options and a full range of wind directions and conditions.

    SPECTACULAR RACING
    The PRADA ACWS Auckland and PRADA Christmas Race will be held on the same racecourses as the Prada Cup Challenger Selection Series and the 36th America’s Cup Match giving the teams vital opportunities to experience the race conditions they could face in 2021. The Waitemata Harbour and the Hauraki Gulf are known as the jewel in Auckland’s crown and will offer a wide variety of race area options and a full range of wind directions and conditions.
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    RACE VILLAGE AT THE HEART OF THE CITY

    The access to the America’s Cup Race Village is completely FREE throughout all America's Cup Events. The Village has a limited visitor capacity and will open on the 15th of December and operate from 9am until 11pm on racing days and from 10am until 10pm on non racing days. Situated at the start of Hobson’s Wharf, it will continue on through the Eastern Viaduct and the Western Viaduct, up to the Jellicoe Car Park.

    RACE VILLAGE AT THE HEART OF THE CITY
    The access to the America’s Cup Race Village is completely FREE throughout all America's Cup Events. The Village has a limited visitor capacity and will open on the 15th of December and operate from 9am until 11pm on racing days and from 10am until 10pm on non racing days. Situated at the start of Hobson’s Wharf, it will continue on through the Eastern Viaduct and the Western Viaduct, up to the Jellicoe Car Park.
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    AC75 FLYING MONOHULLS

    PRADA ACWS Auckland and the PRADA Christmas Race will be the first time the competing teams will race their revolutionary AC75 America’s Cup yachts in New Zealand. The futuristic 75-foot foiling monohulls are capable of flying at breathtaking speeds and will be a truly spectacular sight as the crews do battle out on the waters of the Hauraki Gulf.

    AC75 FLYING MONOHULLS
    PRADA ACWS Auckland and the PRADA Christmas Race will be the first time the competing teams will race their revolutionary AC75 America’s Cup yachts in New Zealand. The futuristic 75-foot foiling monohulls are capable of flying at breathtaking speeds and will be a truly spectacular sight as the crews do battle out on the waters of the Hauraki Gulf.
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