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Barcelona, April 30, 2024 – BWA Yachting, Antonella della Pietra and the BWA Yachting Spain team extend heartfelt gratitude to all esteemed guests who graced the occasion of the Louis Vuitton 37th America’s Cup Superyacht Programme launch event on April 19th, 2024. The evening, marked by camaraderie and anticipation, witnessed over 300 distinguished attendees, comprising yacht owners, captains, local and international authorities, industry stakeholders and members of the global press.

The event, hosted by BWA Yachting at the America’s Cup Experience Centre in Barcelona and masterfully organized and presented by Antonella Della Pietra and the BWA Yachting Spain team, proved to be a resounding success, accentuated by engaging conversations and memorable encounters.

Undoubtedly, the highlight of the evening was the insightful addresses delivered by Antonella Della Pietra, who shared details and numbers of the ACSYP, and some key figures associated with the Louis Vuitton 37th America’s Cup. We extend our heartfelt appreciation to those who graced the stage, sharing their expertise and vision for the future of sailing.

BWA representative speaking at an event

We reserve special commendations for the following individuals and entities:
– Tucker Thompson, whose remarkable hosting and oratory skills elevated the event experience.
– Representatives from esteemed teams including INEOS Britannia, Alinghi Red Bull Racing, Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli, NYYC American Magic, Orient Express Racing Team, Sail BCN Women’s Team & Youth Team, whose presence added prestige to the gathering.
– Grant Dalton from ACE & The Emirates Team New Zealand, whose virtual presence resonated deeply, enriching the event with invaluable insights.
– Leslie Ryan, Event Director from ACE Barcelona, for her illuminating perspectives on the upcoming Louis Vuitton 37th America’s Cup.
– Jordi Puig, Elected President of Real Club Nautic de Barcelona (RCNB), for offering exciting glimpses into the forthcoming AC37 & the RCNB initiatives.

We also extend our gratitude to Gill Rodriguez from the International Seakeepers Society, whose unwavering support and advocacy for marine conservation inspire us. As ardent supporters of the organization, we eagerly anticipate future collaborations and endeavors aimed at preserving our oceans.
For more information on the 37th Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Superyacht Programme and our continued endeavors in the yachting community, please visit .

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*Schedule subject to change/Challenger Selection Series race format and exact dates yet to be published.

A full map of the 37th America's Cup - Event Layout.