17 Jun 2011

Challenger line-up set for America's Cup

12:39 pm on 17 June 2011

There'll be eight challengers for sailing's America's Cup in San Francisco in 2013 with New Zealand joined by teams from China, South Korea, Sweden, Italy and two from France, with another to be revealed in Europe next week.

They'll be trying to to take the trophy from the United States team Oracle Racing.

The America's Cup Challenger Series in wing-sailed catamarans will be raced from next month until September 1, 2013 with the America's Cup finals starting a week later.