DOCK TALK0Experience the America’s Cup from Your Private Crewed YachtBy Tatja Hopman · On February 8, 2017The Moorings, is proud to partner with the oldest and most distinguished international sailing event — the America’s Cup — as an official charter supplier in 2017. The 35th America’s Cup will be hosted in Bermuda between May 26th and June 27th of 2017, at which time the most elite sailing teams in the world will go to battle for yachting’s most sought-after trophy and title.As an official supplier of the 35th America’s Cup with all-inclusive crewed sailing yachts in attendance, The Moorings is offering spectators a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to view all the world-class racing action and excitement from the deck of their own state-of-the-art sail catamaran. Sailing enthusiasts and America’s Cup fans alike are invited to charter their own private Crewed Moorings 4800 or Moorings 5800 yacht, complete with personal captain and gourmet chef, for the ultimate America’s Cup experience.From the modern onboard features to the personalized meals and fully-stocked bar, The Moorings makes it easy for guests to enjoy every America’s Cup moment, with the freedom to explore more in Bermuda. In addition, The Moorings crewed yachts have premium access to the designated on water spectator zone for the racing, all of which takes place in front of the America’s Cup Village at the Royal Naval Dockyard, Bermuda. In a prime viewing location aboard your Five-Star Sailing vacation platform, there’s simply no better way to witness the Defending champions ORACLE TEAM USA take on the rest of the challengers during the 35th America’s Cup.With 181 islands and 64 miles of coastline, it is not surprising that sailors travel back to Bermuda time and again. Nestled neatly in the Atlantic Ocean, Bermuda offers some of the best snorkeling in the world, crystal clear turquoise waters and dazzling pink-sand beaches. The month of June offers excellent racing conditions, creating the perfect competitive atmosphere for the time-honored America’s Cup.“The Moorings is proud to partner with such a prestigious and significant sporting event that draws international support from some of the most prominent brands in the world. We are honored to offer this once in a lifetime opportunity for charter guests to experience the event in such a unique and memorable way,” said Josie Tucci, General Manager of The Moorings. Dan Barnett, Chief Commercial Officer of the America’s Cup Event Authority (ACEA) commented: “Interest in the 35th America’s Cup is growing significantly every day and now, with The Moorings joining us as an Official Charter Yacht Supplier, we have another fantastic way for visitors to experience Bermuda and watch the greatest race on water in May and June.The Moorings will provide their guests with an exceptional vacation and an incredible way of watching America’s Cup racing action from right on the edge of the racecourse itself. Their track record in delivering the very highest quality experience for their guests speaks for itself. In addition, anyone looking to buy tickets to the 35th America’s Cup should go to http://www.americascup.com/tickets and book your place at the incredible events taking place in Bermuda from 26th May through 27th June.” Crewed yacht charters for the 35th America’s Cup are available from May 19 – July 6, 2017.For more information about an America’s Cup yacht charter, please call a Moorings Vacation Planner at 888.952.6017 or visit moorings.com/americas-cup.