Ft. Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) June 22, 2006
For the first time in 152 years the most prestigious sailing event in the world will be held off mainland Europe. In 2007 the America’s Cup sailing tournament with be held in Valencia, Spain.
Valencia is Spain’s third largest city and steeped in history. It’s situated along the beautiful Mediterranean coast, often referred to as Costa Blanca - Crystal Clear Coast. Millions of international visitors will descend upon this region next year to be part of the historic sailing race. Valencia has already seen a dramatic increase in tourism since it was announced as host city for the 32nd America’s Cup. It is estimated Valencia will see over 10 million visitors over the four year duration of the entire event.
The America’s Cup sailing championship commenced in Europe in 2004 with a series of smaller match races known as the Louis Vuitton Acts. These Acts lead up to the Louis Vuitton Cup which takes place in Valencia April 18 - June 2 followed by the grand finale – the America’s Cup sailing match itself. Spectators from all over the world will gather off the coast of Spain June 23 - July 7 to watch as America’s Cup Defender Team Alinghi fight to keep possession of the Cup.
The America’s Cup has long been synonymous with the rich and famous – from sailing’s top competitors to the billionaires who back them; from movies stars to royalty. With the amount of people expected to attend next year’s festivities Valencia’s limited number of luxury hotels are likely to fill up quickly. However, shore side accommodations in Valencia can’t compete with the vantage point offered by a luxury yacht charter.
Chartering a yacht during the America’s Cup is an exclusive opportunity to share in the glory of sailing’s oldest most celebrated regatta. Onboard a luxury charter yacht you’ll have the best seat in the house with all the creature comforts including big screen televisions for complete coverage of the yacht race. During the day you can watch the America’s Cup sailing yachts perched from the deck of your charter yacht; in the evening relax with sunset cocktails while taking in the sights of the coast of Spain.
Valencia is undergoing a major transformation in preparation for this famed regatta; the whole layout of this once commercial port has changed including the addition of 600 new berths. In the epicenter of Port, America’s Cup will be a specially-built mega yacht marina positioned just minutes from the sailing race course. The state-of-the-art facility will accommodate mega yachts as well as helicopters, and provides its guest 360 degree vista of the all the racing teams and yachts.
Fraser Yachts Worldwide, one of the leading travel charter vacation companies in the world, has been fielding numerous calls recently with clients looking for Spain yacht charters for the America’s Cup sailing. Charter Yacht Broker Luc Khaldoun of Fraser Yacht Worldwide’s Monaco office recently booked the 104’ (32m) Clara One for a corporate event during the Cup. “Luxury charter yachts are available in Valencia for both the America’s Cup and Louis Vuitton Cup,” said Khaldoun. “Although the Cup is a year away it’s not too early to start planning your charter holiday, particularly with superyacht berthing limited in Valencia’s new Port America’s Cup.”
This part of the Mediterranean is a spectacular sailing destination and the America’s Cup is a great time to schedule a travel charter vacation. Call Fraser Yachts experienced team of charter yacht brokers today to book your Spain yacht charter for America’s Cup sailing. For a complete list of luxury yacht charters available for your Mediterranean holiday visit us online at http://www.fraseryachts.com.
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