9 Teams Competing to Represent US in 2017 America’s Cup

These are the 9 teams so far registered to compete for the honor of representing the US in the 2017 America’s Cup. The Cup will take place on Bermuda’s Great Sound. Let’s meet the hopefuls.



Crew at the capstan, weighing anchor, 1932–3

Boston’s New Flying Eagle Freedom team



In the lee of the port bow while becalmed, 1932–33

Portand, Maine’s Beer Skipper team



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Columbus, Ohio’s Bowling League Ramblers team



Replica of the HMS Bounty docked at Key West Bight_8431786681_l

San Diego’s Too Tall Teddy team


Schooner Western Union entering Key West Harbor_8388627803_l

Stalled and Lonely team from Chesapeake Bay


Sloop DEFIANCE and Channel Pile Light on Sydney Harbour_8231934250_l

Martha’s Vineyard’s Apple Pickers team


Yachts on Sydney Harbour_9089644026_l

The Hanson family team from Sheboygan, WI


The mizzen mast with all aback, 1932–33

Pepper and Salt Shaker team from Naragansett


The ship Discovery, Antarctica, 1901_4078337883_l

Cool Heads Deep Freezer Products team from Green Bay, WI

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