America's Cup Partners with BWA Yachting for Barcelona 2024
The beautiful Mediterranean city of Barcelona has been selected to host the 37th America's Cup in September and October 2024. This cosmopolitan Spanish port will provide the perfect stage for a truly world-class sporting event, bringing the excitement of the America’s Cup to the local community, to national and international visitors alike.
The official Operations Partners for the AC37 Superyacht Program will be BWA Yachting.
They will be responsible for managing all the event berth bookings, access to VIP experiences and social calendar.
“As a global organization, BWA Yachting is a long-term supporter of the America’s Cup and we’re proud to have been chosen, once again, as Official Operations Partners for the Superyacht Program. We look forward to sharing the thrill of this historic race with our clients, friends, and the city of Barcelona,” said BWA Yachting CEO Paschalis Patsiokas.
BWA Yachting played a central role in the Superyacht Program at the 34th America’s Cup in San Francisco in 2013 and at the 35th America’s Cup in Bermuda in 2017.
Laura Esteve, Chief Business Development Officer at BWA Yachting, project managed the 35th America’s Cup Superyacht Program. She said: “We are delighted to team up with the America’s Cup once again and look forward to developing and delivering the best AC Superyacht Program yet for Barcelona 2024.”
Barcelona provides excellent racing facilities, team bases, and the technical infrastructure needed to run a successful America’s Cup Race. It was also chosen as the 2024 venue because of its extensive hospitality options and incredible marinas, perfect for welcoming visitors and superyachts.
Antonella Della Pietra, the Managing Partner for BWA Yachting Spain, added: “The America’s Cup Superyacht Program will bring an impressive number of yachts to Barcelona. The owners, guests and crew will be welcomed as part of the America’s Cup family, enjoying privileged viewing positions for the races, premium berthing, and unique VIP experiences. The AC37 promises to be an extremely exciting event and we’re honored to be a part of it.”
America’s Cup Event CEO Grant Dalton said: “Our vision for the AC37 is an entirely inclusive event, with a wide variety of shore-based AC race village activations and viewing options for everyone all the way through to a world class AC37 Superyacht Program where we look forward to working with BWA Yachting in delivering a quality service expected of the America’s Cup and Superyacht owners.”
So the legacy continues...
Antonella Della Pietra
About BWA Yachting
BWA Yachting is a worldwide yachting services provider that exists to help captains, crew and managers with the increasing demands of managing a modern superyacht. Their global offices stretch throughout the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, Caribbean and the Americas, providing a unique and seamless experience, wherever their clients are cruising.
The broad range of marine and hospitality services they offer extends from fully integrated global packages, the handling of a single port call, to last minute specialist concierge requests. They also provide advance itinerary planning and implementation of every aspect of a yacht's trip.
Their global offices provide innovative, joined-up services that simplify lives onboard yachts.They are always there for crew and guests with the best of local knowledge, worldwide insight and advice.
About The America's Cup
The America’s Cup is the oldest trophy in international sport. First contested in 1851, throughout history the America’s Cup has been the pinnacle of the sport of sailing, and always represented the leading edge of innovation, technology and competition. The America’s Cup, currently held by the Defender Emirates Team New Zealand, will be raced in Barcelona in 2024 where the eyes of the world will be watching the revolutionary AC75 foiling monohulls battle it out on the water for the 37th America’s Cup.