Watch America’s Cup 2021 Live Streaming Online Auckland, New Zealand America’s PRADA Cup 2021 Live On Tv schedule The 36th America’s Cup Match will be held in Auckland, New Zealand, from the 6th to the 15th of March 2021 and will see the Defender Emirates Team New Zealand racing against the winner of the PRADA Cup, the Challenger Selection Series, with the winner being the first team to score seven points.Team New Zealand vs Luna Rossa Sailing schedule
The America’s Cup 2021 series is finally back on Saturday following Auckland’s snap lockdown and a bitter dispute between America’s Cup event organisers and the Challenger of Record Luna Rossa.
The 36th America’s Cup is the current edition of the America’s Cup yacht race. It will be contested on the inner Hauraki Gulf, off Auckland, between the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron and Circolo della Vela Sicilia of Italy.
The 36th America’s Cup will begin with the first two races on March 10, after the New Zealand government announced the strict coronavirus lockdown in host city Auckland would be eased on Sunday morning. The first four races in the contest for the oldest trophy in international sport were scheduled for Saturday and Sunday in Auckland but postponed after the New Zealand government announced the seven-day lockdown on the city last weekend.
The first four races were scheduled for weekend of March 6 and 7 but were postponed when Auckland went into lockdown; race one between Emirates Team New Zealand and Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli now set for March 10; follow all the action live on Sky Sports
The New Zealand Prime Minister has just announced that Auckland will drop a COVID Alert Level from 0600hrs Sunday. Auckland will go down to Level 2 while the rest of New Zealand will be on Level 1. A further decision will be taken next Friday if Auckland will drop to Level 1 for the weekend starting Saturday March 13.America’s Cup Event Ltd has announced that the highly anticipated Race 1 of the 36th America’s Cup Match will start shortly after 4 pm (NZT) on Wednesday 10th March after the Government announced a reduction in alert levels today.
36th America’s Cup to begin March 10
Auckland, New Zealand (March 5, 2021) – The first race of the 36th America’s Cup Match will start shortly after 4:00 pm (NZT) on March 10 after the Government announced a reduction in alert levels today.New Zealand has a 4-level COVID-19 Alert System with each Alert Level defining what measures are taken.
The government initiated a seven day lockdown on February 28, with Auckland shifting from level 1 to level 3 with the rest of the country moving to level 2. This postponed the start of the first race on March 6, but the country will now exit the lockdown after a small community outbreak of COVID-19 was contained.
Auckland’s alert level will drop to 2 from 3 at 6:00 am local time on March 7, while the remainder of New Zealand will move to level 1, meaning people no longer have to observe social distancing or limit the size of gatherings.
Under COVID-19 Alert Level 2 or 1, the race schedule will remain as planned with two races per day on March 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, and each day after that. The current schedule has racing every day until either the Defender Emirates Team New Zealand or the Challenger Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli reaches 7 wins.Any changes to this schedule will need to be agreed between both teams.
RACING UNDER LEVEL 2
Racing under Level 2 will be restricted to only be sailed on either Race Course A or E.(Under COVID-19 Alert Level 1 all courses will become an option to race on for the Regatta Director again.)
IN THE RACE VILLAGE IN LEVEL 2
Under Level 2, the bars, cafés and restaurants and other retail outlets within the America’s Cup Race Village will open, and operate within Ministry of Health guidelines. Entertainment, LIVE racing on the Big Screens, and activations are unable to operate until we move back into Level 1.