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Watching 32nd America's Cup
32nd America's Cup Spectator Boats
As usual, all kinds of spectator boats, large and small, will take out into the sea to follow the 32nd America's Cup races, making it look like the Battle of Trafalgar. If you don’t have your own boat, get a place on someone else’s. There will be official spectator trips that you can book from the 32nd America’s Cup website. There are also reservation booths for spectator boats (marked R on the map) in the America's Cup Port. But there will also be many others offering spectator boats over the course of 32nd America's Cup - keep your eyes open. Even in the Louis Vuitton Acts one could spot many private “spectator boat” ads in Valencia, and this trend is likely to only get bigger in 2007 for the final act of 32nd America's Cup. You could be having an English breakfast in a small café, which, incidentally, also has a spectator boat.
America’s Cup Big Screen
In the heart of the America’s Cup Port’s social area you will find a large open-air screen with the commentators right next to it following all the 32nd America's Cup events live. This spot will be the centre of America's Cup passions and a good place to socialise with fellow supporters. Just look to the right and you will see those very yachts out in the sea.
32nd America's Cup at a Distance - Multimedia
If you can't be in Valencia, the 32nd America's Cup website has a programme of TV broadcasts, covering the 32nd America's Cup.
If you can’t be in the America's Cup Port or in the sea, you can enjoy 32nd America’s Cup through pretty much every single media at a distance. For 32nd America's Cup radio, tune in to 99.6 FM or do so directly from the America’s Cup website. They also have a streaming option.
There is also an application that will give you a live 3D animation of the 32nd America's Cup races, for a very modest fee – 30 euros for the whole season (including the archived 32nd America's Cup footage that you can watch again and again). They can also provide you with a mobile phone application.
Bring Your Yacht
This time it is even easier. The America’s Cup Port includes two marinas – around 750 places all together – plus a super-yacht marina in the heart of the port – 42 places. The security is tight so you need not worry. What’s more – every time the 32nd America's Cup teams leave their bases for a race they will have to sail through the marinas. And then you can tag along after them. There will be a 200 metres perimeter around the 32nd America's Cup racing area, which is close enough for a good view. Contact the America's Cup Port to make your booking for a place in the marinas. If you are late don’t worry – there are plenty more marinas in and around Valencia, you can find many of them on the internet.
To See the 32nd America's Cup Teams
For those who like cheering to the teams, it has never been easier. The 32nd America's Cup team bases are deep inside the America’s Cup Port and all teams sail close to the spectators on their way in and out. You can enjoy this parade every day, 30 metres away from where you stand.
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