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Canada's Cup History

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"... in trust as a perpetual international challenge cup for friendly competition between sailing yachts, representatives of yacht clubs of the two nations bordering on the Great Lakes…."

CANADA'S CUP DEED OF GIFT, 1897

 

The Canada's Cup has a employed a variety of design types over the last 100 years, from the P-class Universal Rule boats of the turn of the century to the 8-Metres of the International Rule of the 1930s and 1950s and on to the offshore keelboats of the Cruising Club of America Rule and International Offshore Rule of the 1960s through the 1980s. But design-more to the point, participating clubs agreeing on a design-has long been one of the sticking points to arranging matches.   more...

 

 

 





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