As laid out in handy BBC America's Cup guide, the sailing fun begins with the Louis Vutton Cup cahllenger series and proceeds to the America's Cup starting in June:
Multi million-pound syndicates, using cutting-edge design and technology, and employing the world's best sailors, battle it out head-to-head for the oldest trophy in sport.Official America's Cup website here.
The "Auld Mug" was first raced for around the Isle of Wight in 1851 - 45 years before the first modern Olympics. US yacht America won to spark 132 years of US domination until Australia II broke the deadlock in 1983.
Weather permitting, of course.
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