America’s Cup: who are the skippers behind the teams?

The America’s Cup Event Authority (ACEA), and America’s Cup Race Management (ACRM), have announced that the strong winds in Bermuda has meant that day one of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers and the Official Opening Ceremony of the 35th America’s Cup has had to be postponed.

The Official Opening Ceremony of the 35th America’s Cup will now take place on Saturday 27th May, starting at 8.30pm, following the three time Grammy award winning entertainer Wyclef Jean’s performance on the Main Stage in the America’s Cup Village at 5.15pm. The America’s Cup Village will close at 9.30pm. Gates open at 11.30am on Saturday, with racing due to take place between 2pm and 5pm.

Meantime the Skippers have their Press Call and Spithill and Ainslie are covered. Emirates Team New Zealand after having been the subject of “Bens’ Biff” has had their boat repaired and are back on the water and ready to go. So is Franck who is interviewed plus more in this World on Water video.

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