Sail on board America’s Cup yacht America
The first-ever America’s Cup World Tour is hitting the road this summer, launching in San Diego, California, in July 2015 and winding up in Bermuda in 2017, the host for the America’s Cup.
“The goal of this tour is to celebrate the event’s storied history and infuse a new level of excitement and involvement in the America’s Cup now and for generations to come,” said Troy Sears, captain of the replica America’s Cup yacht America.
Here are the four ways to experience the America’s Cup World Tour:
1. Sail on board America’s Cup yacht America
Step back in history with a sail on board America, the 42 metre replica schooner of the original yacht that started the America’s Cup tradition. America will be will be sailing as an official Cup ambassador, starting on the US West Coast in 2015, then the East Coast in 2016 and finishing up in the Caribbean in winter 2017. Helmed by Captain Troy Sears, America will depart from San Diego Bay on July 6 to start the West Coast leg of the tour.