AC World Series - Newport
, Rhode Island
is the final stop in the inaugural America’s Cup World Series (AC World Series), which will feature both fleet and match racing
. The event will take place June 26 - July 1, 2012.
For the first time, America's Cup racing
will be held inside Narragansett Bay, with excellent spectator views of the race
course from the AC Village at Fort Adams
. The regatta
will give the public an opportunity to watch the world’s top sailors compete in the state-of-the-art AC45 wing-sailed catamarans, which will be the first time the high-tech boats will be raced on the east coast
of the U.S.