Auckland confirmed as host venue for 36th America’s Cup. Today’s announcement that the event venue and host city agreement has been reached between the Defender – Emirates Team New Zealand and the Auckland Council Governing Body and the New Zealand Government confirms that the 36th edition of the America’s Cup, presented by Prada, will take place in Auckland in March 2021. The agreement defines the location of the America’s Cup Village, as well as the team bases, and represents a considerable investment in the waterfront area. COR 36, the operational arm of Luna Rossa – Challenger of Record for the 36th America’s Cup, applauds this agreement. It is a major milestone on the journey to the next edition of the oldest trophy in sport.
“On behalf of the Challengers, we are very pleased about this announcement. We look forward to Auckland where we will organise the Christmas Race in December 2020 and The Prada Cup – the Challenger Selection Series in January and February 2021. Well done, Auckland – bring on AC36!” said Laurent Esquier, CEO of COR 36.