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America's Cup Record

First race in 1851 around Isle of Wight, Cowes, England. First defense and all others through 1920 held 30 miles off New York Bay. Races since 1930 held 30 miles off Newport, R.I. Conducted as one race only in 1851 and 1870; best four-of-seven basis, 1871; best two-of-three, 1876–1887; best three-of-five, 1893–1901; best four-of-seven, since 1930.

Year Winner and owner Loser and owner
1851 AMERICA, John C. Stevens, U.S. AURORA, T. Le Marchant, England1
1870 MAGIC, Franklin Osgood, U.S. CAMBRIA, James Ashbury, England2
1871 COLUMBIA, Franklin Osgood, U.S.3
SAPPHO, William P. Douglas, U.S.
LIVONIA, James Ashbury, England
1876 MADELEINE, John S. Dickerson, U.S. COUNTESS OF DUFFERIN, Chas. Gifford, Canada
1881 MISCHIEF, J. R. Busk, U.S. ATALANTA, Alexander Cuthbert, Canada
1885 PURITAN, J. M. Forbes-Gen. Charles Paine, U.S. GENESTA, Sir Richard Sutton, England
1886 MAYFLOWER, Gen. Charles Paine, U.S. GALATEA, Lt. William Henn, England
1887 VOLUNTEER, Gen. Charles Paine, U.S. THISTLE, James Bell et al., Scotland
1893 VIGILANT, C. Oliver Iselin et al., U.S. VALKYRIE II, Lord Dunraven, England
1895 DEFENDER, C. O. Iselin–W. K. Vanderbilt–E. D. Morgan, U.S. VALKYRIE III,
 Lord Dunraven–Lord Lonsdale–Lord Wolverton, England
1899 COLUMBIA, J. P. Morgan–C. O. Iselin, U.S. SHAMROCK I, Sir Thomas Lipton, Ireland
1901 COLUMBIA, Edwin D. Morgan, U.S. SHAMROCK II, Sir Thomas Lipton, Ireland
1903 RELIANCE, Cornelius Vanderbilt et al., U.S. SHAMROCK III, Sir Thomas Lipton, Ireland
1920 RESOLUTE, Henry Walters et al., U.S. SHAMROCK IV, Sir Thomas Lipton, Ireland
1930 ENTERPRISE, Harold S. Vanderbilt et al., U.S. SHAMROCK V, Sir Thomas Lipton, Ireland
1934 RAINBOW, Harold S. Vanderbilt, U.S. ENDEAVOUR, T. O. M. Sopwith, England
1937 RANGER, Harold S. Vanderbilt, U.S. ENDEAVOUR II, T. O. M. Sopwith, England
1958 COLUMBIA, Henry Sears et al., U.S. SCEPTRE, Hugh Goodson et al., England
1962 WEATHERLY, Henry D. Mercer et al., U.S. GRETEL, Sir Frank Packer et al., Australia
1964 CONSTELLATION, New York Y.C. Syndicate, U.S. SOVEREIGN,  J. Anthony Bowden, England
1967 INTREPID, New York Y.C. Syndicate, U.S. DAME PATTIE, Sydney (Aust.) Syndicate
1970 INTREPID, New York Y.C. Syndicate, U.S. GRETEL II, Sydney (Aust.) Syndicate
1974 COURAGEOUS,  New York, N.Y. Syndicate, U.S. SOUTHERN CROSS, Sydney (Aust.) Syndicate
1977 COURAGEOUS, New York, N.Y. Syndicate, U.S. AUSTRALIA,
 Sun City (Aust.) Syndicate
1980 FREEDOM, New York, N.Y. Syndicate, U.S. AUSTRALIA, Alan Bond et al, Australia
1983 AUSTRALIA II, Alan Bond et al., Australia LIBERTY, New York, N.Y. Syndicate, U.S.
1987 STARS & STRIPES, Dennis Conner et al., United States KOOKABURRA III, Iain Murray et al., Australia
19884 STARS & STRIPES, Dennis Conner, et al., United States NEW ZEALAND, Michael Fay, et al., New Zealand
1992 AMERICA 3, Bill Koch, et al., United States IL MORO DI VENEZIA, Paul Cayard, et al., Italy
1995 BLACK MAGIC, Peter Blake, et al., New Zealand YOUNG AMERICA, Dennis Conner, et al., United States
2000 NEW ZEALAND, Peter Blake, et al., New Zealand LUNA ROSSA, Patrizio Bertelli, et al., Italy
2003 ALINGHI, Erenesto Bertarelli, et al., Switzerland NEW ZEALAND, Ross Blackman, et al., New Zealand
2007 ALINGHI, Erenesto Bertarelli, et al., Switzerland NEW ZEALAND, Kevin Shoebridge, et al., New Zealand
1. Fourteen British yachts started against America; Aurora finished second.
2. Cambria sailed against 23 U.S. yachts and finished tenth.
3. Columbia was disabled in the third race, after winning the first two; Sappho substituted and won the fourth and fifth.
4. Shortly after Dennis Conner and his 60-foot, twin-hulled catamaran easily defeated the challenge of the New Zealand, a 133-foot, single-hulled yacht in the waters off San Diego in early September 1988, a New York State Supreme Court judge ruled that the Americans did not live up to the America's Cup Deed of Gift, which means competing boats must be similar. The judge ruled that the Americans had an unfair advantage over the monohulled ship, and awarded the Cup to New Zealand. However, an appeal awarded the Cup to the United States.

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