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America's Cup in Auckland? - Stick A Fork In It As Well Done

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A useful guide online lets us see the progress of the 36th America's Cup. Sinking faster than this memorable moment. Challengers: • Luna Rossa (ITA) – Challenger of Record • American Magic (USA) • INEOS Team UK (GBR) • Malta Altus Challenge (MLT) – WITHDRAW • Stars + Stripes Team USA (USA) - YET TO PAY FEE AND SECRECY ON BOAT PROGRESS • DutchSail (NED) – WITHDRAW And to the key dates for the event itself ✔ September 28, 2017: 36th America’s Cup Protocol released ✔ November 30, 2017: AC75 Class concepts released to key stakeholders ✔ January 1, 2018: Entries for Challengers open ✔ March 31, 2018: AC75 Class Rule published ✔ June 30, 2018: Entries for Challengers close ✔ August 31, 2018: Location of the America’s Cup Match and The PRADA Cup confirmed ✔ August 31, 2018: Specific race course area confirmed ✔ November 30, 2018: Late entries deadline ✔ March 31, 2019: Boat 1 can be launched (DELAYED) ✔ 2nd half of 2019: 2 x America’s Cu