Newsletter #07


PRADA CUP Race Conditions Published 

The race conditions of the PRADA Cup, the Challengers Selection Series of the 36th America's Cup presented by PRADA, have now been published.

The race conditions of the PRADA Cup, the Challengers Selection Series to be held in January and February 2021 in Auckland, New Zealand, have been published; It is the winner of the PRADA Cup who will challenge the Defender Emirates Team New Zealand in the 36th America's Cup presented by PRADA Final Match, scheduled from March 6 to March 21 2021. To win the America's Cup, you first have to win the PRADA Cup.
The PRADA Cup will consist of four Round Robins of three races each, a seven-race Semi-Final and a 13-race Final between the two leading teams. Each win scores one point. The Challenger with the highest score at the end of the Round Robins will automatically access the PRADA Cup Final; the remaining two teams will race again in the Semi-Final and the first to win four races will qualify for the Final. The first team to score seven points in the Final will win the PRADA Cup and will challenge the Defender, Emirates Team New Zealand, in the Final Match of the 36th America's Cup presented by PRADA.Download the Race Conditions
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Not Just Sailing in the Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli Team

Gym sessions and practice sailing, but also bike rides, have now become a part of the sailing team’s athletic training: Checco Bruni tells us more.

It’s been over a year now since an enthusiastic group of cyclists got together to train on intense bike rides.
The cycling training perfectly complements gym sessions and sailing: it improves heart health and provides muscle tone, without trauma to the joints. In addition it is a great way to discover the territory – and Sardinia offers extraordinary landscape, routes and weather conditions.
Checco Bruni, one of the sailing team veterans and a keen cyclist, leads the group. For over four years he has been “chewing up miles” on two wheels, thus earning the role of “captain” – responsible for arranging rides, defining the timetable, and choosing the routes according to the daily training.

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A "Sustainability Kit" for the Sailing Schools 

Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli team supports the initiative “Find the Bearings”, the sailing project promoted by FIV (Italian Sailing Federation) and sailing schools.
Among the activities planned there are days dedicated to the environment. A “Sustainability Kit”, created in collaboration with One Ocean Foundation, has been delivered to all the Italian sailing clubs. Each kit includes, together with guidelines for the correct behaviour to safeguard the sea, a datasheet to be filled during the scheduled beach clean- up, in order to monitor the amount and type of waste and identify the coastal areas at highest risk.


The New Generation’s youngsters are the protagonists of the new Prada Eyewear campaign

The essential bond between the power of nature and the world of sailing is at the core of the new Prada Linea Rossa Eyewear Spring/Summer 2020 advertising campaign in collaboration with the new generation sailors of the Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli team.

An America’s Cup campaign is both a sporting and a technological challenge leading to a constant search for the perfect boat - faster and better performing - by use of cutting-edge technologies. Each component is studied with care, down to the very last detail, and the equipment used by the athletes who sail on the revolutionary AC 75 “Luna Rossa” is no exception.

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