WRS Tech is full of avid sailors who manage to maximise the occasional bout of good weather and our location on the UK’s South Coast to enjoy the Solent. Everyone in the office is ecstatic about the news that The America's Cup World Series (ACWS) races will take place from 23-26 July 2015 and 21-24 July 2016.
The America's Cup World Series (ACWS) races which will take place from 23-26 July 2015 and 21-24 July 2016 with events proposed to take place at Portsmouth.
The Portsmouth events will encompass the dockyard, HMS Warrior and Victory, the Mary Rose Museum, the Spinnaker Tower, Gun Wharf Quays and Southsea Castle.
Portsmouth council leader Donna Jones said: "The ACWS has a proven record of attracting huge spectator numbers to competing venues, and it will provide a massive boost to our marine and maritime industry and bring economic benefit to Portsmouth."
The America's Cup World Series gives teams entered for the next America's Cup the chance to test the 45ft catamaran boats they will use.
As well as the holders, Oracle Team USA, crews from Sweden, the UK, Italy, France and New Zealand are due to take part.
Their overall placement will affect the seeding and starting score they take into the America's Cup qualifier events in 2017.
Sir Ben said: "The new foiling AC45s (45ft catamarans) are going to be faster and even more exciting than the previous generation and we promise to provide an event experience like you have never seen before. Come and cheer us on."
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