America's Cup 2013:
Basic Schedule for the 34th Defense


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Basic Schedule for 34th Defense of the America's Cup in 2013



On this page below is the Basic Schedule for 34th Defense of the America's Cup in 2013, with an overview of all regatta dates.

Follow these links to focus on particular portions of the 2013 America's Cup Schedule:

   
See America's Cup World Series Regatta Schedule and Results   See Race Schedule for Louis Vuitton Cup and America's Cup
July-September 2013
 
 

See Detailed Schedule with Protocol Dates


The America's Cup World Series Regatta dates are included below along with the 2013 Louis Vuitton Cup, which will select the Challenger for the America's Cup, and the America's Cup Match itself.

For 2011-12:
Three venues (Cascais, Plymouth, and San Diego) were announced for 2011 as of June 2, with three more (Newport, Venice, and Naples) named in late summer.  Up to eight ACWS regattas were expected in each season, and potential events were under discussion in Australia, New Zealand, or even China, but logistics and funding were not sorted out in time to include those events in the 2011-12 season, leaving a total of six ACWS Regattas for the season. 

For 2012-13:
A total of three events are slated for San Francisco and Naples.
See America's Cup World Series Regatta Schedule

See other important notes below regarding dates. Please confirm all dates before making any travel or business plans.
Last Updated January 8, 2013

 

Date/Year

Item

Notes

2010
Oct 15, 2010 Class Rule for New AC72 Yachts Published (was Sep 30)
Nov 1, 2010 Challenge acceptance period begins  
Dec 31, 2010 Deadline for Venue Selection and announcing dates of 2013 America's Cup Defense & Challenger and Defender Selection Series  
2011
Mar 31, 2011 Early Challenge acceptance period ends - Late entries possible  
Aug 6-14, 2011 America's Cup World Series Regatta - Cascais, Portugal See Results  
Sep 10-18, 2011 America's Cup World Series Regatta - Plymouth, England See Daily Schedule  
Nov 12-20, 2011 America's Cup World Series Regatta - San Diego, CA, USA See San Diego Page Announced June 15
2012
Apr 11-15, 2012 America's Cup World Series Regatta - Naples, Italy See Naples Page Announced Sept 14, 2011
May 15-20, 2012 America's Cup World Series Regatta - Venice, Italy See Venice Page Announced Sept 4, 2011
June 28-July 1 America's Cup World Series Regatta - Newport, RI, USA See Newport Page Announced Aug 12, 2011
Jul 1, 2012 America's Cup World Series 2012-13 Season begins  
Jul 1, 2012 Earliest date for most teams to launch first AC72 yachts (Exceptions permitted under certain conditions) (was Jan 1, 2012)
Aug 21-26, 2012 America's Cup World Series Regatta - San Francisco, USA
See ACWS San Francisco August Page
Confirmed Mar 27, 2012
Oct 3-7, 2012 America's Cup World Series Regatta - San Francisco, USA
See ACWS San Francisco October Page | Daily Schedule
Confirmed Mar 27, 2012
2013
Feb 1, 2013 Competitors may launch second AC72 yacht (was Nov 1, 2012)
April 16-21, 2013 America's Cup World Series Regatta - Naples, Italy
See ACWS Naples 2013 Main Page | Daily Schedule
Announced Sept 14, 2011
Jul 4-Aug 31, 2013 Challenger Selection Series: Louis Vuitton Cup (ACCS)
San Francisco, AC72 boats  See Race Schedule
(was July 13)
Jul 4-Aug 31, 2013 Defender Trials (simultaneous with Challenger Selection)
San Francisco, AC72 boats  See Race Schedule
(was July 13)
Sep 7-23, 2013 America's Cup Match - The 34th Defense
San Francisco, AC72 boats
 See Race Schedule
 
2013 Additional regattas may also be held post-AC34 TBA
2014 Annual Series of America's Cup World Series or similar Regattas for the 35th Defense to begin 9 months after AC34 match

TBA

2018 AC35 Match to be held within 5 years after AC34 match  
     

*Important Notes:  While the Louis Vuitton Cup and America's Cup dates are not expected to change, all dates are subject to modification by event organizers.  Please confirm all dates before making any travel or business plans, and make such plans at your own risk.  The 2011-2012 America's Cup World Series dates were announced in February, 2011, and modified in April, 2011, with minor adjustments after that.  The 2012-13 America's Cup World Series dates were announced in October, 2011, and modified March, 2012, and November, 2012.  In July 2011, the Louis Vuitton Cup start date was changed to July 4, 2013 from July 13, 2013.  See the Daily Race Schedule linked above for specifics of racing days.
 


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