Sailing

 
31st May 2017

2017 America’s Cup – Quarterfinals

Bermuda – The 35th America’s Cup features all boats in the water during the Quarterfinals. Oracle Team USA, who has a guaranteed spot in the final round, looks to face-off against all of the challengers vying for the oldest trophy in International Sport.

Artemis Team Sweden has trained the best on Great Sound Bermuda leading up to the competition and is a favorite to challenge Oracle Team USA. Landrover BAR and helmsman Sir Ben Ainsle is the favorite to challenge. Landrover BAR was the winner of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup series giving them an important two points. SoftBank Japan, who is partnered with Oracle Team USA is a dark horse favorite in the competition. Emirates New Zealand hope to revenge their heartbreaking defeat in San Francisco in 2013.

Only four challenges make it out of the quarterfinals with one team being sent home. Oracle Team USA will not compete in the second round of competition. Goslings is the official Rum and Ginger beer of the 35th America’s Cup in beautiful Bermuda.