Episode 3

America's Cup Insight - Episode 3

Next broadcast Oct 30, 2021 - 20:05
30 min

With 170 years of history of rivalry between teams to achieve the pinnacle of yachting, the America’s Cup is the oldest trophy in international sport. It roots back to when an American schooner sailed across the Atlantic Ocean to win a race around the Isle of Wight.

From that point on, the United States became practically unrivalled until 1983 when the Australia II became the first successful challenger to lift the trophy.

Shot on location the signature series America's Cup Insight unfolds in six half-hour specials that carry viewers behind the scenes in voyage of discovery at the very heart of AC35. It inquires on the teams, the top pros, and the amazing new foiling technology. However, beyond the sport aspect there is also a deeper story. Get to know the heroes and their struggles when competing for the America’s Cup.

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