The timeline and venue’s have been announced, they have also have a web site; Team Inneos, the UK boat is the challenger of record.

The final starts on 12th October, and is the first to seven, last year, it was 7-3. Yachting World have a more detailed schedule, including a week one graphic illustrating race days, spare days and rest days, which includes the Women’s Championship final. NB The challenger series can be short (or long) too. It is due to start at the end of August. Access to the village seems to be free.

The challenger competition starts on 22 August with a 5 team, double round robin, i.e. 20 races. Then two semi final races, first to seven, and then the challenger final again a best of seven.

Here’s a video of the Alinghi AC 35/40 boats sailing from Barcelona

See also, for more about the event’s history as seen by me and’s_Cup for wikipedia’s take.

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