Gearing up in Bermuda

Preparations are in full swing in Bermuda for the Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series, now just over one week away.

Here's our "Quick Guide" to the Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series Bermuda

Following the passage of Hurricane Joaquin on Sunday night, the cargo ship carrying 43 containers of America's Cup 'materiel' arrived on Monday evening, including the television production truck and the TV helicopter.

Two sailing teams are in Bermuda to train on Hamilton Harbour this week, with Artemis Racing and SoftBank Team Japan entered in the Argo Gold Cup match racing event.

ORACLE TEAM USA is planning to sail its test boat - the AC45S - over the next several days before switching into race mode.

Meanwhile, Land Rover BAR has just launched its new test boat, dubbed "T2" from its home base in Portsmouth.

Organizers are working at full pace to preapre the Event Village along Front Street, along with getting organized for the on-water race programme. 

The Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series is coming to Bermuda... just over a week to go!


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