The 36th America’s Cup presented by Prada is the upcoming edition of the America’s Cup yacht race. It will be contested by the winner of the 2017 America’s Cup, Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron, represented by their team, Emirates Team New Zealand, and the winner of the Prada Cup, the challenger selection series which takes place in January–February 2021. The “Challenger of Record”, the club that negotiates the racing protocol for the competition with the defender, is Circolo della Vela Sicilia who will be represented by their team Luna Rossa Challenge. As per the Protocol, for the 36th edition of the America’s Cup, the Challenger of Record (COR36) shall be responsible for organising all the preliminary regattas including the America’s Cup World Series (2019–2020), the Christmas Race (December 2020) and ultimately the America’s Cup in Auckland.
The boats will be in the AC75 class and will be monohulls featuring foils and “soft wing” mainsails.
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