New in the America’s Cup World Series Oman:
- Practice racing Friday 26 February will include match racing. Match racing is practice only, not for points.
- Three races per day for points are scheduled each day, Saturday and Sunday, 27-28 February.
- See the event announcement video here.
How to watch: Get up early / Stay up late
Racing begins 14:00 Oman time (05:00 Eastern US, 23:00 Auckland)
In some countries you can watch the racing on the (paid) AC+ app.
AC+ App and TV broadcast schedule here.
Crew lists America’s Cup World Series Oman
First five names are sailing crew. The others are substitutes and shore crew. Team Japan TBA.
The teams are allowed to bring 11 sailors and shore crew to each AC World Series event. Here are the team lists that have been announced so far for Oman. Adam Minoprio replaces injured Franck Cammas at helm on Groupama Team France.
Sailing Instructions – America’s Cup World Series Oman
There are many possible course layouts, all based on the diagram shown. The start will always be a reach. The last leg to the finish may be downwind or a reach. Click to enlarge. Download PDF here.
America’s Cup World Series Standings going into Oman
ACWS scoring explained here. Last place Sunday scores the same as first place Saturday. Curious, but that’s the way it is.