This summer’s must have tickets for The America’s Cup World Series, Portsmouth (23rd to 26th July 2015) are being snapped up fast after an incredible response to the ticket launch for the four day sailing and entertainment spectacular from both Portsmouth residents and further afield from national and international bookings.
Huge quantities of tickets have already been registered for or bought, with over 85,000 bookings already made to date. Tickets to the free-to-view Waterside Festival Arena have just sold out for the Saturday and Sunday and the official Fanzone Arena is getting close to selling out.
The Fanzone Arena, the paid-for ticketed space in the Race Village on Southsea Common, has a perfect view of the race course, turning marks and finish line. Offering a full entertainment programme during the day and live expert commentary giving a blow by blow account as the teams reach speeds of up to 40mph on the race course. These tickets provide the chance for fans to get under the skin of America’s Cup racing, see the sailors close up, learn about the racing, how the America’s Cup works including the history and the technology. Alongside the action there will be cool bars and food zones – all in all an unforgettable day out for sports and sailing fans in vibrant and engaging surroundings.
Only a limited number of Fanzone Arena tickets are still available over the four days. The America’s Cup World Series, Portsmouth organisers are encouraging fans to secure their place now to avoid disappointment. Ticket prices start from £20 per day.
Leslie Greenhalgh, The America’s Cup World Series, Portsmouth Event Director said: ‘We’re delighted with the ticket sales. The Waterside Festival Arena is officially sold out on the Saturday and Sunday and we only have limited number of tickets available for the Fanzone Arena. Within the first 48 hours of tickets going on sale over 60,000 tickets were booked, which shows the huge interest in the event. Don’t forget that the Thursday will feature the opening ceremony and parade of sail and the Friday will have preview racing so both also perfect days to come and watch the action. This is a fantastic opportunity for fans to visit Portsmouth and watch the world’s best sailors competing on the world’s fastest boats – it’s going to be spectacular and you don’t want to miss it’.
Alongside The Waterside Festival Arena and Fanzone Arena, there are America’s Cup World Series premium hospitality experiences available through official provider Sportsworld. The first class packages will provide access to the ‘Britannia Club’ within the ‘Waterfront Pavilion’. For further details visit website or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jules Mantle, America’s Cup World Series Portsmouth, Head of Client Services, said: ‘For those looking for world class hospitality we have packages available for each day of the event. We are aiming to set a used benchmark for quality and entertainment value providing memorable once in a lifetime experiences for our guests’. The count down to the 2015 ACWS Portsmouth (23-26 July 2015) has started, for more information: visit website