33rd America’s Cup on the Internet

From the newsletter Scuttlebutt:

SCHEDULE: The Match is won by the yacht to first win two races. Racing will be attempted every other day beginning Monday February 8th. If a race is not started on a given day, or is abandoned for whatever reason, racing will continue on the next scheduled race date, (Wednesday the 10th, Friday the 12th, Sunday the 14th, etc.).

EVENT WEBSITE: The website for the 33rd America’s Cup has been launched, which has posted event documents and recent jury decisions. There will be forthcoming details on all the television and Internet options on how to view the event. Our information says the races will be broadcast free of charge on this site.

VIEWING: For the American audience, ESPN360.com will carry the coverage live with Gary Jobson and Randy Smyth commentating. Racing begins Monday, Feb. 8th at 3:45 a.m. ET. All races will also be available for replay.

VIEWING: If you were panicking that your internet provider would not deliver, BMW Oracle Racing announced that they will be hosting on their website the official live feed of the racing from the Host Broadcaster in addition to producing additional online coverage. The first live streaming event on the website is scheduled for Friday at 19:30 CET (13:30 EST, 10:30 PST) when team founder Larry Ellison (USA), CEO Russell Coutts (NZL) and skipper James Spithill (AUS) meet the media at the BMW ORACLE Racing team base in Valencia, Spain.

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THE HERRESHOFF MARINE MUSEUM / AMERICA'S CUP HALL OF FAME is dedicated to the education and inspiration of the public through presentations of the history and innovative work of the Herreshoff Manufacturing Company and the America's Cup competition. The Museum, bordering beautiful Narragansett Bay, in Bristol, Rhode Island, is one of the nation's most important historic maritime treasures. We regularly host classic yacht regattas, sponsor symposia on classic yacht design and restoration, and operate an outstanding sailing school for youth and adults. We celebrate excellence in design, innovation, education, and technology. Immerse yourself in exhibits about the Herreshoff Manufacturing Company, the America’s Cup, and the fabulous people and yachts that gained fame around the world. Participate in our extraordinary events and expand your horizons. Visit, join, and be a part of a great tradition.
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