The six current entries to the 35th America’s Cup were asked to vote March 31 on proposed changes aimed at significantly reducing costs for the 2017 America’s Cup. A simple majority was needed, and achieved. Here is the result:
* After the AC62 was announced in June 2014 as the new Class for the 35th edition, a downsized version will now be used. The new class will cost much less over the life of a campaign, with the expectation it will be used in the next edition of the America’s Cup as well, in order to lower the barrier to entry. A majority of the teams has also now indicated a preference that all of the racing in 2017 be conducted at a single venue, Bermuda, …
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