Speaking of the America’s Cup, I dug around on the internet a bit and found a couple mentions of the previous venue, Valencia..
Expect crowds of thousands, just like in 2007!
Hola Valencia (Spain) described the America’s Cup in their article The America’s Cup Absolutely Freaking Kills Me.
Allow me to assist you in imagining the scene: under the austere auspices of the Veles e Vents building, a sparse crowd had gathered! With no way to see the actual race, people had congregated around a large screen! Heavily tanned gentlemen in polo sweaters were everywhere! Alinghi clowns danced among children and possibly delighted one of them! A palpable sense of boredom permeated the air!
Well, maybe THIS will change my mind:
Nope. Spend your own money, Larry Ellison, not the city’s money.