Don't miss Emirates Team New Zealand take on Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli in the 36th America's Cup this March.
The America's Cup, is still New Zealand's cup!
Following the completion of Race 10 on Wednesday March 17, Emirates Team New Zealand have retained The America's Cup with a 7-3 victory over Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli.
Relive the action and see the full details at americascup.com
Emirates Team New Zealand
Three time winners of the America's Cup (1995, 2000 and 2017), Emirates Team New Zealand last won in Bermuda after a 7-1 thrashing of Oracle Team USA and are now the official Defenders in Auckland. Helmed by Peter Burling, watch out for the boat's speed. In practice racing and the Christmas Cup and World Series races, it has reached speeds in excess of 50 knots (92.8km per hour).
Boat colours: Black, red and green.
Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli
Luna Rossa is a long time challenger of the America's Cup, competing in 2000 and 2003 in Auckland, 2007 in Valencia, 2013 in San Francisco and 2021 in Auckland. They beat American Magic in the Semi Finals before knocking out INEOS Team UK in the Finals of the PRADA Cup Challenger Selection Series to cement their place as the official Challengers of the 36th America's Cup. Co-helmsmen Jimmy Spithill has won two America's Cup (back to back in 2010 and 2013).
Boat colours: Black, red and yellow.
The Race Village
Over the past few months, the Race Village has firmly cemented its place as one of the best places to catch the racing action and get amongst the buzzing atmosphere. Besides the Village stage and big screens, fans can buy merchandise and test their sailing skills on the AC75 simulator, or book a fun experience with the family at the Spark 5G Race Zone. You can also enjoy a meal or drink at Te Pou, a New Zealand themed bar and restaurant, or a champagne toast at the custom-built two storey Mumm Yacht Club champagne bar, all in the heart of the race village.
The Village is open from 10am to 8pm on racing days and 10am to 6pm on non racing days. The main entrance is located at the beginning of Hobson Wharf, with other entrances at between North Wharf Promenade and Karanga Plaza as well as Silo Park close to the Jellicoe Street Car Park. Use of the COVID-19 Contact Tracing App is strongly recommended when entering the Race Village. Download the Race Village map here.