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600 new berths added to the Port America's Cup


New marinas to add over 600 berths to the Port America's Cup

Valencia, 23 March 2006 - A new project consisting of two marina facilities just minutes from the America's Cup race courses will add over 600 new berths to the Port America's Cup. This is in addition to more than 40 'Superyacht' berths already set up in the Port.

The North and South marinas are currently under construction and will be opened separately, with the 160-berth North Marina ready to receive boats in time for the Valencia Louis Vuitton Acts 10 & 11, beginning on 11 May. The South Marina (approximately 500 berths) will open by January 1 2007. The two facilities are designed to accommodate 12 to 29-metre boats.

The marinas are being built as part of the general Port America's Cup project, which includes the complete renovation of the Dársena Interior, including the 12 team bases, the America's Cup Park, the new canal and 'Superyacht' pier. The marinas will be administered by the organisers of the 32nd America's Cup through September 2007.

The North and South marinas are located along the sides of the canal linking the team bases to the race course areas, and are thus just minutes from the race course. They will feature all the expected services, including security, fuel, and water, waste removal, electricity, toilets and showers.

Various packages are available for berthing, including long-term, competition-time and non-competition time. A percentage of slips will be allocated to transient/visitor moorage. Basic moorage rates during the 2006 racing season start at ?105.00 for overnight moorage for a 15-metre boat.

Mariners interested in securing moorage at the Port America's Cup should contact the Harbour Office at marina@americascup.com. A website (under development) at www.portamericascup.com has more information, prices and packages, along with a booking form.

Note to editors:

Since 1851, the America's Cup has transcended the sport of sailing to become a symbol of the pursuit of excellence.

The official partners LOUIS VUITTON, ENDESA, SANTANDER, ALCATEL and the America's Cup share a heritage rich in passion, innovation and extraordinary human achievement.

The 32nd America's Cup enjoys the support of Nespresso, Adecco, Ford, El Corte Inglés, Estrella Damm, Grupo Leche Pascual and Coca-Cola; our Supporters, and valuable contributors to the America's Cup.

Racing for the 32nd America's Cup - Valencia began with a series of Louis Vuitton Acts in 2004 and 2005. The competition continues in 2006, with three more Louis Vuitton Acts in Valencia, the Host City of the 32nd America's Cup.

Valencia Louis Vuitton Act 10 - Match Racing - 11 to 18 May 2006

Valencia Louis Vuitton Act 11 - Fleet Racing - 19 to 21 May 2006

Valencia Louis Vuitton Act 12 - Match Racing - 22 June to 3 July 2006

In 2007, a fleet race event - Louis Vuitton Act 13 - will precede the Louis Vuitton Cup, the winner of which will then race the Defender, Team Alinghi, in the America's Cup Match in Valencia

THE AMERICA'S CUP - THE STAGE FOR CREATING LEGENDS.


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