America’s Cup Returns to NY
America’s Cup race returned to New York this weekend, we took the opportunity to watch one of our partners, ORACLE TEAM, race. The race took place on the lower Hudson River, in front of the Manhattan skyline. ORACLE TEAM USA finished second at the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series New York, two points shy of the wining Emirates Team New Zealand.
The America’s Cup hasn’t been to New York in 96 years. Thousands of fans filled the Event Village to cheer the boats flying across the Hudson River at 17 knots.
New York Overall scores
1. Emirates Team New Zealand 52 points
2. ORACLE TEAM USA 50 points
3. Groupama Team France 44 points
4. SoftBank Team Japan 42 points
5. Land Rover BAR 42 points
6. Artemis Racing
The next stop is Chicago for the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Chicago.
Then in May/June 2017, the next America’s Cup will be raced for in Bermuda. For more information regarding the America’s Cup and this past weekend in New York click here