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.

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The World Series is the first time America's CUp racing has been held in New York in 94 years.ETNZ
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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
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Defenders Oracle Team USA are hoping to take the win at the first ACWS event of the year in the US.Ricardo Pinto
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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
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Oracle Team USA heads toward the Statue of Liberty during training on the Hudson for the America's Cup World Series.Ricardo Pinto
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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
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Artemis Racing hopes crosses the Statue of Liberty during practice.Ricardo Pinto
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Emirates Team New Zealand splashes down in the Hudson.Ricardo Pinto