The Swiss team opens the Port Vell base by jumping from the America’s Cup sailing boat

Just a week ago, the hundred people who make up theAlinghi Red Bull Racing from America’s Cup sailing were at Vilanova and Geltrú preliminary regattas. A hydraulic error on his boat on the last day caused the its final position (they stayed fifths of the six teams) was not as good as they indicated first hosesbut they left a good impression.

Extreme athletes

But a team always so dependent on its image, with a building as a base what has it cost seven million euros, I wanted open its doors to the fans and neighbors: hence the organization of theshow which took place on Thursday afternoon in Plaça de l’Odissea, next to the tidal wave.

According to the organization, “thousands of curious people” came to enjoy the music, live shows, see the boats in the regattas up close and meet the sailors ofAlinghi Red Bull Racing. There was a BMX display, of Red Bull Cliff Diving from the BoatZero and slackline (walking on a belt in balance), among other activities.

Preview of next year

One of the America’s Cup sailors, Nils Theuninckassured that seeing “the interest and passion of the local audience really shows how big the next year’s competition in Barcelona and it motivates me even more as a crew member for try hard every day and give my best in the water.”


2023-09-26 07:35:05
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