Defending America’s Cup Champion ORACLE TEAM USA vs. 2013 Louis Vuitton Cup Winner Emirates Team New Zealand
Live Coverage of the Best of 17 Series Begins Saturday at 4 p.m. ET on NBC with Races 1 and 2
Races 3 and 4 on Sunday at 4 p.m. ET also on NBC
Note: Actual racing begins approximately 15 minutes after coverage begins. Second race of the day will commence approximately one hour after start of first race.
The first two days of the 34th America’s Cup will be broadcast on NBC, September 7-8, 2013.
The remaining races will air on the NBC Sports Network .
With the event taking place in San Francisco, the NBC Sports Group’s regional sports network Comcast SportsNet California will provide additional local coverage that surrounds the America’s Cup Finals.
|Sat.||September 7||America’s Cup Finals – Races 1&2||NBC||4-6pm ET|
|Sun.||September 8||America’s Cup Finals – Races 3&4||NBC||4-6pm ET|
|Tue.||September 10||America’s Cup Finals – Races 5&6||NBCSN||3:30-6pm ET|
|Thu.||September 12||America’s Cup Finals – Races 7&8||NBCSN||3:30-6pm ET|
|Sat.||September 14||America’s Cup Finals – Races 9&10||NBCSN||3:30-6pm ET|
|Sun.||September 15 *||America’s Cup Finals – Races 11&12||NBCSN||3:30-6pm ET|
|Mon.||September 16||Reserve Day|
|Tue.||September 17 *||America’s Cup Finals – Races 13&14||NBCSN||3:30-6pm ET|
|Wed.||September 18||Reserve Day|
|Thu.||September 19 *||America’s Cup Finals – Races 15&16||NBCSN||3:30-6pm ET|
|Fri.||September 20||Reserve Day|
|Sat.||September 21 *||America’s Cup Finals – Race 17||NBCSN||3:30-6pm ET|
|Mon.||September 22||Reserve Day|
|Tue.||September 23||Reserve Day|
AMERICA’S CUP BY THE NUMBERS
131 - Height of each boat’s mast in feet
72 - Length of each boat in feet
50 - Top speed of the boats in mph
33 - Previous America’s Cup Champions
23 - Cameras used to broadcast and telecast the event
21 - Potential hours of America’s Cup coverage on NBC and NBCSN
13 - Microphones on each boat
11 - Distance of the course in nautical miles
3 - NBCSN on air team of Todd Harris, Ken Read and Gary Jobson
2 - Helicopters used to produce AC LiveLine graphics