The 23-year-old had been eyeing the helming duties or a tactical role on the Kiwi boat, but was not among the eight-strong crew named by Yachting New Zealand yesterday. Read more
The steering system allows Jimmy to adjust all the controls on a second-by-second basis.
Since losing a qualifying regatta the NZ AC team have been using the appeasement to advantage.
The six teams will all launch their America's Cup Class boats capable of speeds up to 90km/h.
The challenges lie in handling these wingsails and managing their aeroelastic behavior to achieve the highest performance during navigation.
The design of the America's Cup Class hydrofoils is one of the team's most closely guarded secrets, but the general principles are well known.
Jones is a five-time winner of the Auld Mug.
Grandstand seating is available every race day with tickets starting at $70.
It was the first of eight visits the team will make, covering each of the public schools on the island.
The America's Cup defenders re-built 15 optimists and donated them to the Bermuda sailing club.
Glenn Ashby says comparing the AC45s with the Cup boats would be like comparing a formula one car with a Toyota Corolla.
The British superstar discusses why he chose to set up his own team instead of working for someone else.
The British team earns two bonus points for Bermuda.
Land Rover BAR have taken the lead after three races and strengthened their overall lead on the America's Cup World Series.
Ahead of the final round of racing in Fukuoka, BAR has a strong lead and the battle for second is close between Oracle and the Kiwis.
The British team holds a 14 point lead in the overall ACWS, making them favourites to take a two point advantage into the AC qualifiers.