Fourth challenger confirmed for 34th America's Cup
[Source: America's Cup] Event organizers today confirmed the receipt of the fifth entry for the 34th America’s Cup in 2013. The official announcement by the team is expected in the coming weeks.
“On the heels of our first major partnership in Louis Vuitton, we’re extremely pleased to make another significant announcement today in the confirmation of our fifth team,” said Iain Murray, Regatta Director for the 34th America’s Cup and CEO of America’s Cup Race Management (ACRM).
Nearly 160 years old, the America’s Cup has become one of the world’s leading sporting competitions. Focused on creating a new era for the America’s Cup, the America’s Cup Event Authority is transforming the event for media and online broadcasting to deliver an enhanced viewer experience.
In addition, ACRM is transforming the on-the-water experience through the introduction of elements that will deliver unparalleled racing competition, including new course formats, racing rules and the wing-sailed AC72 catamaran, a groundbreaking new boat design.
The entry process and validation procedures are set out in the America’s Cup Rules and can be found at americascup.com
The entry period for the 34th America’s Cup runs November 1, 2010 to March 31, 2011.
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