Racing starts on Monday
Hundreds of spectators are expected to descend on the AC Park for the 33rd America’s Cup in Valencia, Spain on Saturday. The race for the oldest sporting cup in the world, starts on Monday.
Central to the activities is the landmark Veles e Ventes building. Many of the 33rd America’s Cup activities will take place within this signature building designed by English architect David Chipperfield.
On the first racing day the park is open from 0900hrs to 2000hrs. During the other, non-racing days the park is open between 1000hrs and 1800hrs.
The official inauguration of the 33rd America’s Cup will take place on Sunday 7th February at 1300hrs. The Société Nautique de Genève is the Defending Yacht Club for the 33rd America’s Cup whose mission is to organise the America’s Cup Match.
The 33 America’s Cup Match will be decided by the best of 3 races, as specified in the “Deed of Gift”, official fouding document for the competition:
- Race 1: Upwind-downwind 20 miles per leg
- Race 2: 39 nautical-mile equilateral triangle, first leg
- Race 3 (if necessary): Upwind-downwind 20 miles per leg