Please select your home edition
Edition
ETNZShop-SUPPORTERRANGE-728x90 HR Top

America's Cup: Long Beach YC confirms entry for AC36

by Andrea Hart, Long Beach Yacht Club 29 Jun 2019 23:08 PDT
Stars and Stripes Team USA Training in GC52's © Matt Knighton

Overnight, Long Beach Yacht Club has confirmed their entry in the 36th America's Cup as requested by Emirates Team New Zealand,

The statement received overnight reads: Long Beach, Calif., June 29, 2019 -- Long Beach Yacht Club and its sailing representative Stars+Stripes USA confirm their participation in the 36th America's Cup presented by Prada.

"Long Beach Yacht Club is committed to making the start line at the first America’s Cup World Series Event in Cagliari, Italy, our membership is excited and we are all working hard to achieve our goal of bringing the America's Cup to Long Beach" said Camille Daniels, Commodore of Long Beach Yacht Cub.

"We appreciate the continued support of LBYC and its membership, and the assistance of Emirates Team New Zealand and the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron, over the past few months as we have reorganized our team. We continue to make progress with corporate partners, and believe we will have what it takes to be competitive in Auckland" said Mike Buckley, Co-Founder and Skipper of Stars+Stripes USA.,

The two remaining Late Challengers were asked to confirm their participation after a third from Royal Malta Yacht Club was withdrawn after promised financial backing failed to materialise as promised.

A statement from the DutchSail is expected ahead of July 1.

Related Articles

America's Cup: Dalton explains need for injunction
Team New Zealand and America's Cup Event CEO, Grant Dalton on need for injunction Team New Zealand and America's Cup Event CEO, Grant Dalton has issued a statement explaining the Sailing team and Event organisation's rationale for obtaining a High Court injunction blocking publication of a confidential draft report on AC36 Hosting Posted today at 3:02 am
America's Cup: Te Aihe's returns to the Waitemata
On Wednesday, Emirates Team New Zealand had a long five hour session mostly sailing on America's Cup On Wednesday, Emirates Team NZ had a long five hour session mostly sailing on America's Cup Course C. They were sailing in mid-Winter - one can only guess as to the wind chill factor in the AC75 foiling at 30-35kts. Posted today at 12:07 am
America's Cup Event body obtains Court injunction
America's Cup Event Ltd obtains High Court injunction on confidential report publication America's Cup Event Ltd and Team New Zealand Ltd have obtained an injunction in the High Court in Auckland restraining media from publishing the contents of a confidential draft report on the $40m Event Fee expenditure Posted on 2 Jul
America's Cup: Team New Zealand hits the headlines
Early Wednesday afternoon Team New Zealand issued a lengthy statement over a leaked letter Emirates Team NZ has issued a statement in response to claims in a leaked confidential letter from the CEO's of Auckland Council and MBIE, published on the front page of the Wednesday morning edition of NZ Herald. Posted on 1 Jul
America's Cup: Kiwis and Americans hit the water
The 36th America's Cup entered a new phase today with the launching of New York Yacht Club's AC75 The 36th America's Cup entered a new phase today with the launching of New York Yacht Club's AC75 this morning from the BBC Destiny. Out on the Hauraki Gulf, Emirates Team NZ's AC75, Te Aihe went sailing for the first time in more than four months Posted on 30 Jun
America's Cup: Three years on and not long to go
The 27th of June in New Zealand, will always be a day for celebration amongst Kiwi sailing fans 26th of June in Bermuda and the 27th of June in New Zealand, no matter what year, will always be a day of reflection of winning the 35th America's Cup for many kiwis. Posted on 26 Jun
America's Cup: Third anniversary of Kiwi win
Three years ago at 14.33PM Bermuda time, on June 26, Emirates Team NZ won the final race Three years ago at 14.33PM Bermuda time, on June 26, Emirates Team New Zealand crossed the finish line off the Royal Dockyard, Bermuda to win the 35th Match for the America's Cup. Posted on 26 Jun
America's Cup: A taste of the Summer of 2021
America's Cup have published a new video highlighting the three America's Cup regattas America's Cup have published a new video highlighting the three America's Cup regattas due to be held in Auckland starting December 17, 2020. It features video for all four teams - three Challengers and the Defender. Posted on 24 Jun
Planet Sail Episode 4
Exclusive interview with double America's Cup winner Ernesto Bertarelli Alinghi boss and founder Ernesto Bertarelli rarely does interviews, but in my exclusive meeting with the man who won the America's Cup twice and started a Cup revolution in the process, he reveals his views of the past present and future in the Cup world. Posted on 24 Jun
America's Cup: Te Kahu turns in the dry laps
Last Tuesday, Emirates Team NZ finished their block of development on their test boat Te Kahua Last Tuesday, Emirates Team New Zealand finished their block of development on their test boat Te Kahu with some racing practice on part of Course C, between North Head and Orakei Wharf. Posted on 23 Jun
Melges IC37 2019 FooterRS Sailing 2020 - RSSS - FOOTERUpffront 2020 Foredeck Club SW FOOTER