35th Americas Cup, Bermuda
Published 07:15 on 25 May 2017
On May 26th, 2017 Bermuda will host the 35th America's Cup. The eyes of the world will turn to the iconic Great Sound where the best sailors on the fastest boats will battle for the oldest trophy in international sport. Racing starts with the Louis Vuitton America's Cup Qualifier and the top Challenger will then meet Defending Champions Oracle Team USA in the 35th America's Cup Match presented by Louis Vuitton, beginning on 17th June, 2017.
For UK-based fans who wish to see sailing legend Sir Ben Ainslie's attempts to bring the biggest prize in sailing back to British waters to be shown live on BT Sport. Award-winning TV presenter Clare Balding and sailing legend Shirley Robertson and Stevie Morrison will present BT Sport's coverage of Sir Ben Ainslie's bid to bring the America's Cup back to the UK. BT's commitment to make televised sport more accessible will also see the first 12 days of live racing from the Qualifiers and the Challenger Play-off semi-finals plus highlights from the Challenger Final and the Match broadcast on BT's Freeview channel, BT Sport Showcase HD channel 115 and Virgin channel 548.
Starting on Friday 26 May, BT Sport will be showing 23 days of exclusively live coverage from Bermuda until the finale on Tuesday 27 June.
Last updated 14:40 on 6 November 2017