There are nine teams from eight countries competing for the America’s Cup. Those teams are: Aleph (France); Artemis Racing (Sweden); China Team (China); Emirates Team New Zealand (New Zealand); Energy (France); Green Comm (Spain); Luna
Rossa Challenge 2013 (Italy); Team Korea (Korea); and Oracle Racing (USA).
The teams train on high-tech AC45s, and sail AC72s in the America’s Cup events. The
number of boats per team varies; teams have one or two of each. For AC races, each boat
has a crew of five. The number of support people for each team varies from 30 up to 100.
AC45 Principal Dimensions
Hull Length: 13. 45 m ( 44 feet)
Beam: 6. 90 m ( 22. 6 feet)
Displacement: 1,400 kgs ( 3,086 pounds)
AC72 PRINCIPAL DIMENSIONS
Hull Length: 22.0 meters ( 72 feet)
Beam: 14.0 meters ( 46 feet)
Displacement: 5,700 kilograms
( 12,500 pounds)
2011-2012 AC WORLD SERIES:
April 7 – 15, 2012, Naples, Italy
May 12 – 20, 2012, Venice, Italy
June 23 –July 1, 2012,
Newport, Rhode Island
LOUIS VUITTON CUP
July 4 – September 1, 2013,
San Francisco, California
AMERICA’S CUP MATCH (FINALS):
September 7 – 22, 2013, San
WHERE TO TUNE IN
The television schedule for the races
to be held in Newport and San Francisco
will include Comcast, NBC Sports,
and a prime-time time slot. In addition, all races will be streamed live
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