Tickets: Essential Information

The America’s Cup is the oldest trophy in international sport, and among the most prestigious events in the sporting world. In May/June 2017, the beautiful island of Bermuda will host the 35th America’s Cup.

A range of spectator experiences have been created for the event, offering options to suit the needs of all America’s Cup fans. Whether it’s a fun day out at the America’s Cup Village, Grandstand seats to watch the racing action in seated comfort, casual or VIP hospitality, or even on-water viewing options, the 35th America’s Cup has a ticket to meet every need.

See below for more details on the tickets available and the Terms & Conditions.

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There are 3 ways that you can officially obtain tickets for the America's Cup. Either through the Official America's Cup Ticketing Site, or via our official travel providers, Travel PlacesHelm Events and The Moorings.


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America’s Cup Village
America’s Cup Village tickets grant access to the hub of all the 35th America’s Cup action, located in Bermuda’s historic Royal Naval Dockyard. The America’s Cup Village is surrounded by the six America’s Cup team bases and hosts a range of local food and beverage options, entertainment and views of the racecourse finish line, as well as big screens so fans can follow all the action as it unfolds on the Great Sound.

The America's Cup Village

Grandstand Seating

 Grandstand ticket holders will be able to watch the action from the comfort of their own seat in the official Grandstand, located right on the waterfront in the America’s Cup Village. A dedicated big screen will mean Grandstand ticket holders will not miss a second of the action, and with the racecourse finish line mere metres from the Grandstand, tickets to the facility will be in high demand throughout the duration of the 35th America’s Cup. Grandstand ticket holders will also enjoy exclusive access to a bar at the base of the Grandstand, in addition to servers providing paid for refreshment to guests in their seats.

America's Cup Village: The Grandstand

Official Spectator Boats
For America’s Cup race fans who want to be on the water, tickets to the official Spectator Boats are the perfect option. Situated as close as possible on the 35th America’s Cup racecourse, the Spectator Boats will offer unrivalled views of the racing, as well as food and beverage options available to purchase on board.

Longtail Lounge
Make your day at the America’s Cup Village extra special by joining us in the Longtail Lounge for a full VIP experience. You and your guests can relax in the informal waterside surroundings and enjoy a complimentary bar and delicious assisted service buffet lunch. The private viewing deck is perfect for watching the boats fly towards the finish line and with TV’s throughout the Lounge, you won’t miss a minute of the action.

America's Cup Village: The Longtail Lounge

Goslings Dark 'n Stormy Island Bar
See and be seen in the lively atmosphere of the Goslings Dark 'n Stormy Island Bar. With viewing terrace and striking views over the Great Sound, your ticket includes a delicious lunch and official America’s Cup merchandise. Ticket price does not include beverages but does include access into the America’s Cup Village.

Boat Registration
Boat owners can also enjoy America’s Cup action in Bermuda for themselves, with access to the designated spectator zone on the racecourse available for purchase. Throughout every race, up-to-date information 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, and commentary to keep them updated throughout.


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Ticket purchase limit: Tickets are limited to six tickets per day, per person. Multiple days may be purchased by simply adding these to the cart and paying for all tickets in one purchase.

Ticket refunds: Tickets are non-refundable if the America’s Cup Village opens during the day. If the America’s Cup Village is closed for the entire day, a refund will be given. If there is no racing on the 8th June because the best-of-nine series has already been decided, the America’s Cup Village will be closed and refunds will be given.

Discount ticket prices for Bermudian residents: Bermudian residents are eligible for selected America’s Cup Village ticket discounts, ranging from 25-50% off all qualifier races scheduled for 26th May to 3rd June. Simply add your Bermudian phone number during the check-out process to receive a discount promotional code.

Children: Children under 13 receive a 50% discount on the adult ticket price for all America's Cup Village tickets, whilst children under 5 can enter for free on their parent’s ticket.

Multi-day ticket options: Passes are available that give access to the America’s Cup Village on every race day, every weekday, every weekend or just one weekend. Family day tickets will also be available for 2 adults and 2 children.

Ticket upgrades: If there are tickets available in the Grandstand, the Goslings Dark ‘n Stormy Island Bar or the Longtail Lounge on the day that you visit the America’s Cup Village then you can upgrade your ticket at the on-site ticketing center.

Flags: As the America’s Cup J Class Regatta and America’s Cup Superyacht Regatta are not taking place on the Great Sound, tickets or a private boat flag registration are not required to watch these events.

Resale: The Terms and Conditions of each ticket purchase forbid the resale of any and all tickets. If the Terms and Conditions are breached, the America’s Cup Event Authority reserves the right to cancel all your ticket purchases.

Ticket transfers: tickets purchase may be transferred to others.

Accessibility: Accessibility at the America’s Cup Village for all guests is a priority for the America’s Cup Event Authority. Provisions are planned to ensure that all event facilities on the America’s Cup Village site are reasonably accessible by all guests coming to the 2017 America’s Cup. 

America’s Cup Village Re-Entry: No re-entry will be allowed to the America’s Cup Village.

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