Boats

Cork in the box seat for America’s Cup 2024?

Pattrick Smellie
Thu, 16 Sep 2021

Cork in the box seat for America’s Cup 2024?
Cork could be the venue for the 37th America's Cup. (Image: Deposit Photos)
Pattrick Smellie
Thu, 16 Sep 2021
The Irish port city of Cork is emerging as the frontrunner to host the 2024 America’s Cup, but the late bid to keep it in Auckland looks likely to live beyond this Friday’s ‘deadline’ for venue decisions.Emirates Team New Zealand, which claims the right to decide the venue for a trophy officially held by Auckland’s Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron (RNZYS), has been portraying this Friday, Sept 17, as a hard deadline for venue decisions.However, fresh reports in the Irish media suggest that while Cork is the frontru...

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