Photos: America's Cup World Series New York – Practice Day

The long awaited return of America's Cup racing to New York is here! Check out the photos of the fleet against the iconic NYC skyline.

The World Series is the first time America's CUp racing has been held in New York in 94 years.ETNZ
Since the venue is new to all of the sailors, teams will be on a level playing field going into day one of racing.Ricardo Pinto
Defenders Oracle Team USA are hoping to take the win at the first ACWS event of the year in the US.Ricardo Pinto
For Ben Ainslie, the New York event offers the chance to rotate through crew and work out the kinks with the AC 45.Ricardo Pinto
Oracle Team USA heads toward the Statue of Liberty during training on the Hudson for the America's Cup World Series.Ricardo Pinto
Artemis and Team New Zealand cross each other during practice racing yesterday. The city provides a new backdrop for the America's Cup.Ricardo Pinto
Artemis Racing hopes crosses the Statue of Liberty during practice.Ricardo Pinto
Emirates Team New Zealand splashes down in the Hudson.Ricardo Pinto