New framework agreement has been formed for the America’s Cup, the 35th series that will start off in Bermuda waters in May of this year.
The skippers who are participating in the regatta were invited to London to go through the new terms and conditions. The framework has been designed thinking of the future of the regatta and to accommodate for continuity of the competition among different continents. It is considered one of the oldest trophy tournaments that see the high level of international sailing competition.
As per the America’s Cup authorities, the fact that the skippers have gotten together to look into the existing framework and propose changes for the tournament as a whole is a big step that sees their involvement much more than mere participants in the competition. (more…)