Head to the Maritime Museum this summer to experience the buzz of America's Cup. Explore our newly updated Blue Water Black Magic gallery, set sail on a heritage vessel in the Waitematā or get involved with our range of events and experiences throughout the season. 


America's Cup at the Museum

America's Cup: Gallery Tour

Friday & Saturday, 12:15pm, 45mins, $10 - $35

Get the full story of America's Cup racing history. Explore the unique cultural and geographic forces that have built New Zealand's world-renowned sailing prowess. See one of the few replica trophy's and learn how the race got its name.

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The 36th America's Cup Match will see the Defender Emirates Team New Zealand racing against the winner of the Prada Cup.
The Prada Cup will be held between 15 January - 22 February. 
The racing season will begin with the World Series and the Christmas Race from the 17 - 20 December 2020.

The 2021 America's Cup races will be held between 6 March - 21 March

Find out more about the races, courses and competitors here.

The race village will be open from 17 December through to the end of the race season on 21 March. 

See the best places to watch the races and join the action here.

Discover more live events, exhibitions, experiences and festivals happening in the host city here.

Race Courses

The designated areas in the Hauraki Gulf and Waitematā Harbour offer a wide range of race course options, with a full range of wind directions and conditions.

Also at the Maritime Museum