First AC75 racing that has a real consequence is the Prada Challenger Selection Series commencing Friday 15 January in Auckland, New Zealand.
All the Prada Cup racing will be presented in extensive live coverage available online for free on the americascup.com website, and its You Tube social pages around the world.
This racing is scheduled to start on Friday 15 January and will be broadcast live in the UK on Sky Sports Mix channel from 02:00 hrs (2am) each day.
This will include on board camera footage, Virtual Eye graphics, behind-the-scenes storytelling, race highlights and race clips.
Live and highlight videos, results and reports will also be posted here on Sailweb.co.uk each day following the races.
The three challengers – Luna Rossa, American Magic, and INEOS Team UK – will race to decide which of them will challenge Emirates Team New Zealand (ETNZ) for the 36th America’s Cup.
Highlights are likely be shown on other Sky and BBC news channels later during the day, especially if the Brits do well!