The 35th America’s Cup action is starting to heat up in Bermuda. The Louis Vuitton qualifying races kick off May 26. Defending syndicate Oracle Team USA will face challengers Artemis Racing (Sweden), Emirates Team New Zealand, Groupama Team France, Land Rover BAR (England) and SoftBank Team Japan.
The four top-scoring challengers will enter the Challenger Playoffs, scheduled to start June 4, to decide which team will face Oracle Team USA in the America’s Cup match, scheduled to start June 17.
Check out our guide to the Cup, which appeared in the May 2017 issue.