How to watch the America's Cup World Series Bermuda this weekend
by Risa Merl
The next showdown between America’s Cup contenders will take place in Bermuda from October 16-18. Even if you can’t make it out to see the live racing action of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Bermuda, there are plenty of ways to watch the America’s Cup from the comfort of your own home – or yacht. Expanded TV broadcasting is just one of ways that the America’s Cup is going more mainstream.
Don’t miss any of the exciting racing with our guide to how to watch the America’s Cup.
How to watch the America’s Cup World Series Bermuda from the US
Stateside sailing fans can tune into America’s Cup World Series coverage on NBC Sports to see Sunday’s races on October 18 at 2 p.m. Eastern time. You can also watch online through NBC Sports Live Extra.
How to watch the America’s Cup World Series Bermuda from the UK and Ireland
Both days of racing from the America’s Cup World Series in Bermuda will be televised in the UK and Ireland, airing live on BT1 Sport at 5 p.m. on Saturday, October 17 and at 5:30 pm on Sunday, October 18. Both BT1 and BT2 will also run replays throughout the week, and racing highlights will be shown on BBC on Monday, October 19 at 8 p.m. and on Tuesday, October 20 at 5:35 and 10:30 p.m.
How to watch the America’s Cup World Series Bermuda on the App
No matter where you are, America’s Cup fans can stay up to date with the America’s Cup World Series action on the America’s Cup App, available in the Android or iOS stores. The free app includes racing highlights, news, results and “Virtual Eye” race coverage.
Upgrade to the AC+ option, which costs $7.99, and the event can be live streamed to your device.
How to watch the America’s Cup World Series Bermuda from Bermuda
The racing for the World Series Bermuda will take place in Great Sound, with the finish line positioned in the Great Sound for race one of each day and in Hamilton Harbor for the second race, providing a few different viewing options whether you are there watching the race from the water or onshore.
If you can’t get down to the waterfront, you can still watch the America’s Cup World Series in Bermuda by tuning into live racing on ZFB.