America's Cup news & updates

PRADA Cup racing - all you need to know

15/1/2021

The PRADA Cup Round Robins  start this weekend.  The five-week PRADA Cup Challenger Selection series will see the three challenger teams on the water, racing to determine who will take on Emirates Team New Zealand in the 36th America’s Cup Match in March.  The PRADA Cup consists of four Round Robins of three races each, a seven-race Semi-Final and a 13-race Final between the two leading teams. Lots of action on the water.  Check out details for this weekend below.  

Are you ready for the racing?

16/12/2020

Everything you need to know about the racing this week in one place.  Bus and ferry information, parking restrictions and road closures along with a new valet parking scheme to keep your bike and scooter safe while you are in Wynyard Quarter.  

The AT Mobile app is the place where all the latest updates can be found so if you need to know what's happening download the app now.  

Heart of the City update 

14/12/2020

Lots going on in the city centre in the run up to Christmas.  See details of access and transport as well as where you can watch the races on the big screens around the area.  Check out the Christmas markets on 17th December for those last minute gifts.        

Update from Auckland Unlimited 

16/12/2020

This update tells you where and how to watch the cup action, along with all the information that race goers will need.  Volunteers are still needed so if you are keen to lend a hand click the link below to find out how you can help.       

Update from America's Cup Events 

10/12/2020

This update takes a close look at the opening ceremonies taking place on December 15th along with details about the Cup Village.  There is also information about the racing and the traffic management that will be in place for race days.  Basic details of events on New Years Eve are included in this update - with more info to follow.   

AC36 - Public Transport update  

7/12/2020

Take a closer look and plan your journey for the 17th - 20th December.  There are changes to bus stops, bus routes and ferry services.  Don't get caught out - plan ahead.  

For bus info click here

For ferry info click here

Check out the FREE Public Transport on Friday 19th Dec from 4pm and all day Saturday 20th Dec.  Click here to see full details 

AC36 update from Auckland Transport 

4/12/2020

The following information has been provided by Auckland Transport to help you plan for the transport changes that will come into effect on the America's Cup racing days from December 2020 to March 2021.  The first set of road closures will occur on the 17 - 20 December.  A detailed map is shown in the comms below.  There are also details about  access permits, bike parking facilities and additional bus services.  Public transport updates and traffic management details will be updated on the AT mobile app or can be found at www.at.govt.nz/americascup 

AC36 update for businesses from HOTC

25/11/2020

Heart of the City (HOTC) have produced some information for businesses.  The first event for the 36th America's Cup starts in just three weeks time, running from 17 - 20 December. 

Below are key dates and access details including road closures and parking restrictions for the December race days. Please share this with anyone who may find it useful.

Plan ahead and enjoy the racing.

Pre Christmas race format announced 

24/11/2020

In less than three weeks teams from New Zealand, Italy, United States, and Great Britain will line up for the first time on their second generation of flying AC75’s for the PRADA America’s Cup World Series Auckland and the PRADA Christmas Race (December 17-20).  With four races a day (3pm - 6pm) there will be plenty of action.  Check out the Race village - which is free to enter.  For all the details click below.

AC36 Transport information & map

24/11/2020

AT have just released their first comms detailing what will be happening in and around the waterfront during AC36.  This includes information on road closures, car parking and bus routes.  Race days will be busy in Wynyard Quarter and you are advised to plan ahead.  Click on the link below to read all the details.  

Latest update from ATEED

18/11/2020

If you’ve spent time near Auckland’s waterfront recently, you may have been lucky enough to see a rather impressive sight – not one but four AC75 yachts zooming across the harbour!  With a little more than one month until the events begin, Auckland is gearing up for a summer you won’t forget. Find out more about what’s on and how you can get in on the action by clicking the link below. 

Phone: 022 025 2720