Starting Sept. 1, ESPN3 – ESPN’s live multi-screen sports network – will exclusively carry the inaugural Red Bull Youth America’s Cup, where some of best young sailors in the world will compete at the heart of the 34th America’s Cup racing season in San Francisco, Calif.
The Red Bull Youth America’s Cup, sailed in AC 45 Catamarans, will feature ten national teams of sailors, all between the ages of 19 and 24, from eight countries, including Australia, France, Germany, Portugal, Sweden, Switzerland as well as two teams representing the USA.
The series, scheduled from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. ET, will consist of two Fleet Races each day. The schedule:
|Sun, Sept. 1||2:00 p.m.||Fleet Races 1 and 2|
|Mon, Sept. 2||2:00 p.m.||Fleet Races 3 and 4|
|Tue, Sept. 3||2:00 p.m.||Fleet Races 5 and 6|
|Wed, Sept. 4||2:00 p.m.||Fleet Races 7 and 8|
ESPN3 is a destination that delivers thousands of exclusive sports events annually. It is accessible online at WatchESPN.com, on smartphones and tablets via the WatchESPN app and streamed on televisions through ESPN on Xbox LIVE to Gold members and Apple TV. The network is currently available to more than 85 million homes at no additional cost to fans who receive their high-speed Internet connection or video subscription from an affiliated service provider. The network is also available at no cost to approximately 21 million U.S. college students and U.S.-based military personnel via computers, smartphones and tablets connected to on-campus educational and on-base military broadband and Wi-Fi networks.