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About America's Cup World Series
The Emirates America's World Series Portsmouth event takes place from Thursday 4 until Sunday 7 June 2020. It's set to be a sporting spectacle on the water and a summer celebration on shore in the official event race Village Fanzone. Make sure you book tickets early – this is one event not to be missed!
The event takes place in Portsmouth, already host to two previous events in 2015 and 2016, so it's great to be back! 4 America's cup teams will compete over the 4 race days which include:
Emirates Team New Zealand (Defender of the America's Cup)
INEOS team UK (Sir Ben Ainslie's British team)
Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli team (Italy)
American Magic (USA)
Pre-race activity each day will include the presentation of each race boat as they arrive in front of the Race Village, sailors on shore for interviews and dock out show. Watch the one-on-one match racing with expert commentary and jumbo screens, post racing sailors back to shore, exhibits and food and drink presentations for all to enjoy!
The America's Cup event is the pinnacle of sailing. It was first contested in 1851 as a race around the Isle of Wight, making it the oldest trophy in international sport, predating the modern Olympic games by 45 years. This edition is the 36th America's Cup and the race format comprises of 3 world series events in Cagliari in Italy in April, Portsmouth in June and Auckland New Zealand in December 2020.