Will America’s Cup return to Valencia?

Of the three offshore venues under consideration for the 37th America’s Cup, the Spanish option of Valencia makes the most and least sense of them all. As host of the 32nd edition in 2007, its sandy beaches and sunny days found a massive audience but its unprotected sea can throw a spanner into today’s foiling boats.

Remembering back to when the Swiss Alinghi team first put the venue out to bid following their win at the 2003 America’s Cup, Fare Vela media offers this update:

Valencia’s candidacy resumes as an option to host the next edition of the America’s Cup in 2024. According to the Spanish national media, Valencia is the subject of advanced negotiations between the defender Emirates Team New Zealand and the Madrid government…

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