Sailing for Couch Potatoes – America’s Cup World Series Finale on NBC

Back in the old days, the America’s Cup was sailed in 12 Meter yachts in the often misty light air of Rhode Island Sound.  It was a competition more suited to still photography than video.  How times have changed.  Now elimination matches are being sailed in AC 45s in the East Passage, directly off Newport, Rhode Island.  Click here for the program.  And if you cannot make it to Newport for the races that start today, you can watch the action from the comfort of your couch.  NBC will be broadcasting the finale of the series  at 14.30 EDT on Sunday, July 1st.   In California, Comcast Sports will also boradcast live racing each day, as well as a full replay at 2100 PDT.  Globally, the coverage is available on more than 35 networks including Mediaset in Italy, Canal+ in France, SkySports in the UK, Supersport in South Africa, Rogers Sportsnet in Canada, OSN across the Middle-East, Fox Sports in Australia and TVNZ in New Zealand.  Live webcasts will also available on the internet. Would someone please pass the potato chips?

AMERICA’S CUP WORLD SERIES FINALE COMES TO NBC

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