Alinghi returns for 37th America’s Cup

Auckland, New Zealand (December 1, 2021) – As of 12:00am today, Challengers can now officially enter the next edition of the America’s Cup. While the teams from the 2021 edition had indicated their interest to compete again, it was a past winner that was first to publicly submit their interest.

According to the New Zealand Herald, Team New Zealand’s nemesis Alinghi is back in the America’s Cup after an 11-year absence. It is understood the Swiss syndicate has paid the initial $1.47 million entry fee for the 37th America’s Cup and is working to secure an old practice boat.

Owned by Swiss billionaire Ernesto Bertarelli, Alinghi famously won the Cup for the first time in 2003, sweeping defender Team NZ 5-0 in the Cup match…

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