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Final round of the Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series

The final round of the Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series will take place in Fukuoka, Japan over the weekend of 18 to 20 November.

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America's Cup racing will come to Asia for the first time in history as the Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series lands in Fukuoka.

The city is the most populous on Kyushu Island, is situated on the northern shore and is famous for the ancient 17th-century Fukuoka Castle, Fukuoka Art Museum, its beaches, shopping and egg noodles!

Land Rover BAR lead the Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series after their win on home waters in Portsmouth and podium finish in Toulon.

The team are 14 points ahead of Orcale Team USA with 367 points.

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Fukuoka schedule timings TBC

FRIDAY 18th November 2016 – PRACTICE DAY

10:30 Village and Hospitality opens
11.30 Fly by of the racing boats
13.00 Match Racing /Fleet races
15.00 Media mixed zone
19:00 Official Open Ceremony
19.00 Village and Hospitality closes

SATURDAY 19th November 2016 - RACE DAY 1

10:30 Event Village and Hospitality Opens
11:00 Boats on event’s moorings
12:00 Dock-out show (main stage)
12:30 Fly by
13:00 Race 1/2/3
14:30 Racing Ends
15:00 Fly by along the beach at the end of racing
15:30 Media mixed Zone / Posters signing / Stage Q&A
19:00 Event Village and Hospitality closes

SUNDAY 20th November 2016 – RACE DAY 2 & FINALS

10:30 Event Village and Hospitality opens
11:00 Boats on event’s moorings in front of Mourillon’s beaches
12:00 Dock-out show (main stage)
12:30 Fly by
13:00 Race 4/5/6
14:30 Racing Ends
15:30 Prize Giving Ceremony
18:00 Event Village and Hospitality closes

Gerald New - Sailweb
14 November 2016 19:22 GMT


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