Alinghi Red Bull Racing: second America’s Cup Preliminary Regatta to start in Jeddah


Just over a month ago, Alinghi Red Bull Racing had set up its temporary base in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, for the first time, in view of the second America’s Cup Preliminary Regatta that will start on Thursday, 30 November, at 13:30 local time (11:30 CET) to end on Saturday, 2 December.

Following an absence of over ten years, one of the best-known names in the history of the America’s CupAlinghi — officially returns to compete in the oldest trophy in international sport after signing a partnership with Red Bull, one of the world’s leading sports teams. Combining the technical skills, energy and strength of the two partners, Alinghi Red Bull Racing team will sail in Jeddah under the flag of the Société Nautique de Genève for the last preliminary race of the year before the 37th America’s Cup in 2024.

 

As official co-partner, Prysmian Group supports the Alinghi Red Bull Racing team confirming its commitment to the sport of sailing and the sharing of values such as innovation, ambition and teamwork. This journey, which is increasingly rooted in the Company's history, began many years ago with the historic collaboration with Giancarlo Pedote.

“I’m expecting regattas in Jeddah to be hard fought! We have worked a lot on our weaknesses over the past few months. We are therefore excited to see what this race will bring about."

Bryan Mettraux

Alinghi Red Bull Racing trimmer