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America’s Cup Is Coming to NYC!

America's Cup Next month, from May 6-8, New York residents and visitors are in for an exciting few days of racing as the city hosts the famed America’s Cup races.

There are a total of six events that lead up to the final event in 2017, and New York has not hosted an America’s Cup race since 1920 making this a notable occasion for New Yorkers to celebrate.

The yachts will race down the lower Hudson River off the Battery Park City Esplanade, between the Pier 25 basin to the north and The Battery to the south, according to an America’s Cup press release. With the city’s majestic skyline as the backdrop, this is an experience you won’t want to miss.

New Yorkers are sure to revel in the excitement of this timeless sport, which offers thrilling racing. The hosting of this year’s event is a historic milestone for the city as it was held in New York Harbor and the surrounding areas for 50 years, and formerly represented the first 13 challenges for the oldest trophy in international sports.

Racing through in the heart of the city makes this a truly spectacular event for New York. Practice races will be held May 6, while actual point-scoring races are planned May 7 and May 8.

There will be plenty of space along the harbor for viewers to watch the races, but even the closest of spots cannot compare to spectating right from the water. That’s why to get the best views, you should consider booking a private yacht charter with Metro Yacht Charters so that you can up close and personal to see the fast-paced action.

With a front row seat, you’ll have access to every sight and sound coming from the racing teams and their catamarans. Your cheers will be the ones the teams hear, helping them to stay focused on the end goal and maintain their momentum as they push to be the first to cross the finish line.

The vessels with Metro Yacht Charters will be running luxury cruises during each day of the event. Our private yachts offer a selection of menu and bar options for you and your guests to enjoy, plus the open boat decks that provide everyone aboard a fantastic viewing location to celebrate America’s Cup with the people of New York.

For additional information on our America’s Cup chartered yacht cruises, give us a call today at 646-780-9693.

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