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June 2016

Saturday Recap at LVACWS Chicago

Today’s Highlights

Up to 1000 boats were ringing the race area just off the city front. Tens of thousands of fans were lining iconic Navy Pier. Bars, restaurants and fan zones were heaving. The best sailors and fastest boats were ready to show what they could do. After phenomenal practice racing on Friday, with two capsizes, the wind took a while to co-operate.  So while fans enjoyed a great day on Navy Pier, officials took the ‘substitute race’, which was sailed on Friday, and scored it as Race One of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Chicago.

CLICK HERE for a full recap and photos.

Sunday’s Forecast 
Partly sunny, cooler and less humid.
Temperature: Low of 61F (16C) High of 70F (21C)
Wind: NNE 13 – 19mph
Stay tuned for updated forecasts in the morning.

Sunday Schedule Highlights
11:00 AM: Alvalle Race Village Opens
11:30 AM: America's Cup Morning Show – Grand Ballroom
12:00 PM: Dock Out Show - Race Village Stage
1:30 - 3:00 PM: Racing 
3:15: Sailor Poster Signing - Grand Ballroom
4:00 PM: Awards Ceremony - Grand Ballroom
5:00 PM: Alvalle Race Village Closes
*Schedule subject to change

For a full weekend schedule, CLICK HERE

Follow LVACWS Chicago on Social
Follow us on our accounts, listed below, to stay up-to-date on all that's happening this weekend in and around Navy Pier!

Facebook / @AmericasCupChicago
Twitter / @LVACWSChicago
Instagram / @LVACWSChicago

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June 11, 2016