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The PRADA Cup Challenger Selection Series

15 Jan 2021 - 22 Feb 2021


Friday 15 January 2021, 4.00pm - Monday 22 February 2021, 6.00pm

Two races per day with tentative race time estimated between 4pm-6pm:

  • Round Robins: 15-24 Jan
  • Semi-finals: 29 Jan - 2 Feb
  • Prada Cup Final: 13-22 Feb

Waitemata Harbour & Hauraki Gulf, Auckland


Organised by the Challenger of Record, the PRADA Cup Challenger Selection Series will be held in January and February 2021. 

It will determine which of the Challenger teams will take on the Defender Emirates Team New Zealand in The 36th America's Cup Match.

The racing schedule for the PRADA Cup has two races per day with a tentative race time window estimated between 4pm and 6pm.

The Round Robins will take place from 15 to 24 January and will be followed by the Semi-finals from 29 January to 2 February.

The PRADA Cup Final, which will determine the Challenger that will face the Defender Emirates Team New Zealand in the Match, will be raced from 13 to 22 February.


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