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A statement issued tonight by the 37th America’s Cup (AC37) selection committee of the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron (RNZYS) together with Emirates Team New Zealand (ETNZ) says it intends to extend the timeline for its venue selection. It's a development…
Simon Coveney
Cork Harbour is now thought to be out of the running to host the America’s Cup in 2024. An announcement is expected tonight (Wednesday, 15 September) from America’s Cup holders Team Emirates New Zealand (ETNZ) in which they will reveal…
Boats in Cork Harbour
Cork Harbour’s ambitions to host the America’s Cup in 2024 have an unlikely champion in former Munster Rugby captain Doug Howlett. But as the New Zealander tells The Currency, his sporting passions extend beyond rugby into the sailing realm —…
Emirates Team New Zealand racing against their future challenger of record INEOS TEAM UK
Business leaders in Cork believe the city’s chance to host the 2024 America’s Cup is “ours to lose” and could be secured with the Government’s guarantee of funding. But as the Irish Examiner reports, there are fears that recent political…
With speculation mounting that Ireland increasingly looks like the venue for the 37th America's Cup in Cork Harbour, boosted by some positive Irish Government cost analysis this week, the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron (RNZYS) and Defender Emirates Team New Zealand (ETNZ)…
The growing international consensus that the 37th America's Cup could be sailed in Cork Harbour in 2024 will be boosted by a buoyant Irish government 'cost-benefit analysis' prediction into the possibilities of an Irish staging of the world's third-biggest sporting…
The America's Cup in Auckland, New Zealand. An Irish bid hopes to bring it to Cork Habour
The sailing communities in Cork and in Ireland generally are assessing and modifying their responses towards Cork Harbour’s developing and very active proposal to stage the America’s Cup. It is a hugely complex subject and a massive and costly project,…
The world’s biggest and oldest sailing event is ranked third only to the Olympics and a Football World Cup in sporting value for a host country
Round the world sailor Damian Foxall has expressed support for Ireland’s attempt to host the prestigious America’s Cup yacht race in Cork harbour. The Kerry-born professional sailor who has competed in six Volvo ocean races and won one, says any…
Ireland had been shortlisted to host the event
The bidding process to host the next America's Cup attracted 35 expressions of interest from around the world with Ireland now down to the final two. The number was revealed as Ireland's Minister of Foreign Affairs updated his cabinet on…
America's Cup Race Day 7 in March between Emirates Team New Zealand and the Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli Team with Auckland's Sky Tower in the background. Minister Simon Coveney has said that a successful bid to host the America’s Cup yacht race would establish Ireland as a “leader of the blue economy within the EU
Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has confirmed that a team has been working on Ireland’s bid for the America’s Cup since January of this year. The world’s biggest and oldest sailing event is ranked third only to the Olympics…
Could Cork Harbour be the venue for the 37th America's Cup? The Government is to discuss it
Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney will update the Cabinet on Ireland’s bid to host the 37th America’s Cup following the news Cork Harbour has made it to a final list of potential locations to hold the AC37 sailing competition in…
Cork Harbour's bid to stage the 2024 America's Cup has been 'exceedingly well received'
Cork Harbour's goal to host the America's Cup is understood to be a step closer after initial assessments in June saw the Irish venue as a 'strong possibility'. It appears more unlikely that the next AC 37 will not be…
Great Yachts: The Marine Paintings of Russ Kramer
Acclaimed American artist Russ Kramer, who specializes in historically-correct dynamic recreations of famous yacht races and turn-of-the-century yachting society, will give a presentation surveying his oil paintings, inspirations, methods and techniques in a Virtual Lecture by zoom on Thursday as part…
The 36th America’s Cup achieved its clear broadcast and viewership objectives, say organisers, to be the most-watched America’s Cup ever with the dedicated viewership audience 3.2 x the size of that from the 35th America’s Cup in Bermuda in 2017.…
Emirates Team New Zealand against the Auckland city skyline in the 2021 America’s Cup
New Zealand’s reportedly rejected multi-million-euro offer to host the next America’s Cup could give some indication of how much Cork Harbour’s ambitions would cost. According to Marine Industry News, the Auld Mug holders Emirates Team New Zealand are opening discussions abroad…
The 36th America's Cup in Auckland Harbour in March
Cork Harbour is lining up a bid for the rights to host the prestigious 2024 America’s Cup yacht race — the oldest sporting trophy in the world that scooped over a billion dollars for the New Zealand economy when the…

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