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  1. America II

    America II. America II is a racing sailboat and one of the final America's Cup 12 Meters. There were a total of three America II s commissioned for the New York Yacht Club's challenge in the 1987 America's Cup. These were US 42, 44 & 46 and all boats were named America II .

  2. America II

    America II now lives in Manhattan, NY and is owned by a local Yacht Club but still available for sailing. Read more. Written July 7, 2014. ... After 14 trips to Maui, I was excited to try something new by sailing on the America II. The crew came across as get in, sit down, like it. A basic spiel about sailing, a little about the boat at the ...

  3. America II, US-42

    SPECS: 1984 - 1989: America II Syndicate, USMMA Foundation - name: America II - home port: Kings Point, NY (USA). Sold on 12 April 1989. The nickname "Lego Boat" came about because the yacht (keels, rigs, rudders, bustles) could be set-up in different configurations as a 12 Metre. She was used in the making of the movie Wind and in ...

  4. America II, US-44

    The resulting boats represented the pinnacle of yacht development from 1907-1987 for the highest levels of international sailing competition- the Olympic Games (1908-1920) and the America's Cup (1958-1987). ... The America II Syndicate: First Name: America II: First Sail Number: US-44: First Country: USA: Original Homeport: Kings Point, NY ...

  5. America (yacht)

    America was a 19th-century racing yacht and first winner of the America's Cup international sailing trophy. On August 22, 1851, ... America was one of only four ships in service in the U.S. Navy in both the Civil War and World War II, along with the USS Constitution, USS Constellation and USS Hartford. Legacy

  6. America II: Story of a Sinking

    The world has watched from afar the staggering collapse of America II, flagship of the New York Yacht Club. Three weeks ago, America II was surfing into the challenger semifinals here with a 20-3 ...

  7. US 42 History

    After the Manhattan Yacht Club purchased the US 46 "America II" in 2007, a group in Greenwich, CT restored the other America II US-42 and began using her for corporate events. Eventually, US 42 was offered for sale to our Foundation. The chance to acquire 2 identically matched 12 Meters is very rare. Our Foundation purchased US 42 in 2015 ...

  8. America II

    America II is a racing sailboat and one of the final America's Cup 12 Meters. There were a total of three America IIs commissioned for the New York Yacht Club's challenge in the 1987 America's Cup. These were US 42, 44 & 46 and all boats were named America II.

  9. America II US-42

    America II US-42. Represents the contemporary blueprint of the Grand Prix 12 metre yachts. Designed by our Sailing Advisory Committee member Bill Langan at Sparkman & Stephens of New York City, built by Williams & Manchester Shipyard in Newport, RI. and skippered by John Kolius in the campaign to win back the America's Cup.

  10. America Ii Us-46

    America II (US-46) competed in the Spirit Division of the 2019 12mR World Championship racing against her sister-12, America II (US-42). Both teams were comprised of members of the Manhattan Yacht Club. In the series of 9 match races, US-46 narrowly took first place over US-42 by just one point (16-15).

  11. The NYHSF 12 Meter Program

    America II (US 46) Comes to NY Harbor. On the 20 th Anniversary of the Manhattan Yacht Club in 2007, a group of visionary Members responded to the Commodore's suggestion to commemorate the occasion by doing something special - acquiring a 12 Meter. This is how US 46 came to New York harbor. Read more about this story.. Acquisition of the Second 12 Meter

  12. History of 12 Meter Racing

    12 Meter Racing Yachts. The 12 Metre Class - America's Cup contenders 1958-1987. In 1958, after a twenty-one year halt of America's Cup competition, racing continued with a new class of racers, the 12 Metre Class. These 60 to 70 foot sloops were smaller in size, easier to crew, and more manageable on a race course than the previous 135 ...

  13. America II US 42

    The NYYC and the syndicate ordered 3 new yachts, all called America II but carried 3 different sail numbers. US-42 was the first !2m which has been sent by the NYYC to Fremantleas trial boat. Because of her concept to modify her easily she got thenickname LEGO as the known Danish interlocking blocks. US-44 and US-46 arrived later in Fremantle ...

  14. The Yachts

    America II US-42. Represents the contemporary blueprint of the Grand Prix 12 metre yachts. ... Lionheart (K-18) - is a modern America's Cup class 12m Yacht designed by Ian Howlett and built by Joyce Marine Shipyards of Southhampton, UK in 1978 for Peter d'Savary's British America's Cup Challenger syndicate for the 1980 America's Cup ...

  15. The Yachts

    The 12 Meter class embodies the spirit and tradition of American yachting. The New York Harbor Sailing Foundation is restoring and preserving two of these historic 12 Meters for future generations. They are US 42 & US 46, both built for the 1987 America's Cup in Australia, and both named "America II.". US 46 racing off Fremantle ...

  16. Maui stories: America II review

    by Mercedes Chien and Allison Sun |June 25, 2012. America II sits at the Lahaina dock where it sails along Maui's west coast, giving a once in a lifetime experience for visitors. The yacht was an America's Cup contender in 1987, but it was eliminated by another American boat. The powerful gusts of winds envelop the yacht, propelling it and ...

  17. 12 Metre Yacht database

    The 115 year-old International 12 Metre Class encompasses a living history of racing yacht design by the world's foremost naval architects including Olin Stephens, Clinton Crane, William Fife III, Philip Rhodes, Johan Anker, Ben Lexcen and more who pushed their designs to the very limits of innovation. The resulting boats represented the ...

  18. America II sets sail

    America II, the streamlined 65-foot yacht, fell short of winning the coveted America's Cup trophy in 1987. But 20 years later, the venerable boat is back in local waters, to the delight of local ...

  19. America Ii

    Specialties: 12 Meters have captured the imagination of sailors for many generations. The 12 Meter class embodies the spirit and tradition of American yachting. America II (US 46) is one of the final America's Cup 12 Meters. She was built in 1987 for the Cup races in Freemantle, Australia. America II is owned and operated by the New York Harbor Sailing Foundation. The Foundation is working to ...

  20. America'S Cup; America Ii Upset by Melges'S Yacht

    The defeat was particularly devastating for America II because the race was expected to be an easy 12 points for the New York Yacht Club's boat. Instead, the loss dropped America II in the overall ...

  21. Schooner America 2.0: A premium sailing experience in Key West

    Call to order 305-293-7245. Schooner America 2.0 sailing offers our most premium sailing experience in Key West Florida. America 2.0 is the newest, largest, most elegant yacht designed for Classic Harbor Line. Added to the fleet in 2011, America 2.0 offers the most exceptional Key West day sailing and sunset sailing one can find.

  22. America II

    The America II Model Ship By Amanda Wastrom, Curator Every exhibit needs a showstopper. That attention-grabbing thing that stops visitors in their tracks and (ideally) inspires gasps of awe and astonishment. That's the dream of every curator after all: lots of pointing, closer looking, and exclamations of wow! and

  23. The Yacht America

    It is why the most famous trophy in sailing is called The America's Cup. In 1851, a boat named 'AMERICA' won the 'Royal Yacht Squadrons' 100 Guinea Cup given to the winner of a race around the Isle of Wight. ... The original was destroyed during World War II but ours is a near-perfect replica built in 1995 at a cost of more than $6 ...