America’s Cup 2017 Live

Everything you need to know about how to live stream America’s Cup sailing on and the BT Sport app or tune in on TV free of charge as Sir Ben Ainslie aims to bring the prestigious trophy back to Britain.

Watch Live⇒ Americas Cup 2017 Live Stream HD Free

Free America’s Cup live streaming and TV coverage will be provided exclusively by BT Sport as Sir Ben Ainslie’s attempt to bring the famous cup back to Britain is made available to all.

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The BT Sport app will also carry free America’s Cup live streaming, with Freeview (channel 115) and Virgin Media (channel 548) customers able to tune in on TV on BT Sport Showcase HD.

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The first 12 days of live America’s Cup combat, featuring the qualifiers and the Challenger Playoff semi-finals, will be made free-to-air, along with nine subsequent highlight shows from the Challenger Playoff final and Match stages.

And if you’re not yet a BT Sport subscriber, we can get you set up in just 15 minutes here to enjoy the full live America’s Cup viewing experience across all our TV and online platforms.

The America’s Cup will be presented on BT Sport by Clare Balding, with expert analysis provided by double Olympic gold medallist Shirley Robertson and two-time world champion yachtsman Stevie Morrison.

Sir Ben Ainslie, himself a four-time Olympic champion, is attempting to become the first Briton to win the world’s oldest sporting trophy with his Land Rover BAR team.

The 35th instalment of the event has already been hit by an unexpected twist as the first day of qualifiers – Friday, May 26th – was postponed amid strong winds in Bermuda.

However, the BT Sport team will still be broadcasting free-to-air from 9pm to bring you the latest news, views and schedule amendments, with the live action now set to commence on Saturday, May 26th.

America’s Cup on BT Sport – Full Broadcast Details


*Free-to-air coverage
**If necessary – subject to racing outcome
Can’t watch the America’s Cup live?

We’ll be showing repeats of the live racing throughout the America’s Cup – just check out our TV Guide for further details.
BT Sport subscribers can also use our TV Catch Up service (scroll down the ‘Sailing’ section) to watch full replays of each day.

BT is Land Rover BAR’s Official Technology in Sustainability Partner. BT has designed 4G wireless and fixed networks for the Land Rover BAR team allowing data relating to the catamaran’s performance, local sailing and weather conditions to be collected and transmitted direct from the boat back to ‘Mission Control’ at the team’s operations centres in Bermuda and the UK.

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