Event Program

The Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series event in Bermuda will be held October 16th - 18th and the Event Village will be situated in the capital: Hamilton.

The Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series event in Bermuda this October will provide the thrill of watching AC45F racing live and up close for the first time ever in Bermuda.

The event promises many unforgettable sailing memories during a weekend of exciting racing featuring the best sailors in the world. The Race Village will also offer a family friendly programme of events as well as evening activities and a chance for visitors to enjoy the America’s Cup experience.  

RACES
Two 25 minute races are scheduled per day to fit with 90 minutes for a TV show produced by America’s Cup TV (ACTV). It will be broadcast globally.

The race course will be located in the Great Sound. The finish line will be positioned in the Great Sound for race one of each day and in Hamilton Harbor for the second race, providing viewing opportunities for both on water and on shore spectators.

SCHEDULE:
(times and activities subject to change)
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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16th – PRACTICE DAY/OPENING CEREMONY
Event Village is open to the public between 4:00pm-11:00pm with exhibitions, entertainment and activities.

5:00pm: Village Opens to Public
5:00pm: Happy Hour with Entertainment
8:00pm: Opening Ceremony with Fireworks
8:30pm: Entertainment
11:00pm: Village Closes

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17th – RACE DAY 1
Race Village is open to the public between 11:30am-11:00pm with exhibitions, entertainment and activities.

11:30am: Village Opens
12:00pm - 3:00pm: Endeavour Sailing Experience                
12:30pm: Dock Out Show
1:00pm: Teams Depart Moorings
1:30pm: Red Bull Sky Dive Show
2:00pm: Racing    
4:00 - 4:30pm: Post Race Sailors Show and Poster Signing 
7:00pm: Concert Gates Open
8:00pm: America's Cup Jam presented by Fidelity International  
11:00pm: Village Closes
12:00am: Concert Finishes

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 18th – RACE DAY 2/AWARDS CEREMONY
Race Village is open to the public between 11:30am-6:00pm with exhibitions, entertainment and activities.
11:30am: Village Opens
12:00pm - 3:00pm: Endeavour Sailing Experience
12:30pm: Dock Out Show
1:00pm: Teams Depart Moorings
1:30pm: Red Bull Sky Dive Show
2:00pm: Racing
4:00 - 4:30pm: Post Race Sailors Show and Poster Signing
4:30pm: Endeavour syncronized sailing
5:00pm: Awards Ceremony at the Fan Zone
6:00pm: Event Village closes