TAG Heuer official partner with Oracle Team USA
& TILT Team
for the America’s Cup Finals
The Watch Quote™ - September 4th, 2013
The Swiss pioneering watch brand pays tribute to its two America’s Cup sailing partners – and the Aquaracer’s three decades at the helm of luxury yachting excellence – with a new fleet of limited edition watches and chronographs.
Swiss watchmaking legend TAG Heuer’s engagement to world-class yachting is in full sail this summer with official onboard involvement in two of the sport’s top events: and the 34th America’s Cup Finals September 7-21 with defending champion Oracle Team USA.the first annual Red Bull Youth America’s Cup September 1-4 with the Swiss national TILT Team.
The main event is the America’s Cup, the world’s oldest active sporting trophy. This year’s Finals are being held in the San Francisco Bay, the home waters of TAG Heuer partner Oracle Team USA, on board 72-foot (21.9 m) wing-sail catamarans.
The first-ever Red Bull Youth America’s Cup matches 10 national teams of six sailors, aged 19 to 24, on wing-sailed AC45 catamarans--the same platform used throughout 2011 and 2012 in the America’s Cup World Series events. With TAG Heuer’s support, the young sailors of TILT Team hope to bring the inaugural Red Bull Youth America’s Cup home to Switzerland.