Details for Women’s, Youth America’s Cup events >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News
, 2022-07-05 08:12:34,
The America’s Cup continues to evolve with this update from the Defender on what is being planned for the 37th edition in 2024:
The pathway to the very pinnacle of sailing and yachting’s greatest prize is no easy feat. For well over a century, it has been about extraordinary achievement being rewarded with a shot at glory be that through Olympic classes, offshore sailing, multihull, match-racing or One-Design racing disciplines.
The very best however, somehow find their way to the America’s Cup, an event simply like no other.
The competition for places onboard the Challenger and Defender yachts is extreme, and, in the past, the pathway has been varied. But for 2024, the game has changed, supported magnificently by the confirmed teams, it is aimed at encouraging the next generation of superstars into the white-hot auditorium of America’s Cup sailing.
In what is expected to be one of the highlights of the 37th America’s Cup, both the Women’s and Youth America’s Cups will be sailed on the America’s Cup racecourse off the Barcelona waterfront during the final stages of the Challenger Selection Series and the opening of America’s Cup Match itself.
Coming into the fold will be the very best female and youth athletes from around the world thrust into prime exposure at the venue and aired to a global broadcast across multiple platforms. The chance to shine, to create a buzz and light the pathway to the future of the America’s Cup itself, has simply never been brighter.
“As we have always intended, the Women’s and Youth America’s Cup events are going to be major draw cards of the 37th America’s Cup, and we want to give them the exposure these athletes and teams deserve,” said America’s Cup Event CEO, Grant…
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