Free online highlights of the Louis Vuitton Trophy and from YBW and SailTV

The Louis Vuitton Trophy starts today 9 March at 21:00 GMT in Aukland, New Zealand (10:00 local time) and you can watch the action live and for free here by visiting


The video player, from Sail TV, will stream race coverage and show 3D highlights of the Louis Vuitton Trophy produced by Virtual Eye for free. There will also be full coverage of the press conferences available approximately two and a half hours after racing finishes.

The Louis Vuitton Trophy race schedule is as follows:

10:00am (21:00 GMT): Opening trailer and welcome by Peter Lester

10:00 – 10:05 Weather, races of the day information, further news

10:05 Start procedure;

Approximately 16:30 (03:30) Finish live race broadcast

Approx. 18:00 (05:00) Press conference

Approx. 18:30 (05:30) Highlights of the races go on air

21:30 – 1:00 (08:30) Replay of the broadcast of the day

Event schedule:

March 8: Skippers’ Press Conference and Draw

March 9 ‐ 15: Start of racing; Round Robin 1

March 16: Alternate Race Day

March 17: Elimination Round I

March 18 – 19: Elimination Round II; Semi‐Finals (best of three)

March 20 – 21: Semi‐Finals; Finals (best of seven)

The participating teams in Auckland are:

Emirates Team New Zealand (Skipper: Dean Barker)

Aleph Sailing Team (France, Skipper: Bertrand PaceÅL)

All4One (France/Germany, Skipper: Jochen Schumann)

Artemis (Sweden, Skipper: Paul Cayard)

Azzurra (Italy, Skipper: Francesco Bruni)

Mascalzone Latino Audi Team (Italy, Skipper: Gavin Brady)

Synergy (Russia, Skipper: Karol Jablonski)

TEAMORIGIN (Great Britain: Skipper Ben Ainslie)