PODCAST: America's Cup – Barcelona counts down to sailing's most prestigious regatta

Excitement builds as first preliminary race takes place in Vilanova i la Geltrú

Many activities are being prepared for America's Cup visitors
Many activities are being prepared for America's Cup visitors / Job Vermeulen/America's Cup
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September 16, 2023 10:52 AM

September 16, 2023 11:06 AM

Not your typical Sunday regatta – think Formula 1 on water – the America's Cup is coming to Barcelona. Press play below to listen or subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts or Spotify

Cillian Shields chats to event CEO Grant Dalton of defending champions Emirates Team New Zealand. 

Enrico Voltolini and Francesco Bruni from Italy's Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli team and Stephan Kandler and Quentin Delapierre from France's Orient Express team tell Emma Monrós how their preparations are going. 

Gerard Escaich Folch joins Cillian to sample the atmosphere at the first preliminary regatta in Vilanova i la Geltrú. 

This week's Catalan phrase is 'amb bona mar tothom és mariner' – 'in fair seas everyone is a sailor'. 

Presented by Lorcan Doherty. 

Get in touch with the podcast team: fillingthesink@acn.cat  

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