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America was a 19th-century racing yacht and first winner of the America's Cup international sailing trophy. The Royal Yacht Squadron's "One Hundred Sovereign Cup" or "£100 Cup," mistakenly known in America as the "One Hundred Guinea Cup,"<ref>https://www.rys.org.uk/about/the-yacht-america/</ref> the trophy was later renamed after the original winning yacht. On August 22, 1851, America won the Royal Yacht Squadron's {{safesubst:#invoke:convert|convert}} regatta around the Isle of Wight by eighteen minutes.<ref> {{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref>


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Intro   America origins    Designer    Captain    Events leading to the race    The race    History after the race    Modern replicas   References  External links  

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America was a 19th-century racing yacht and first winner of the America's Cup international sailing trophy. The Royal Yacht Squadron's "One Hundred Sovereign Cup" or "£100 Cup," mistakenly known in America as the "One Hundred Guinea Cup,"<ref>https://www.rys.org.uk/about/the-yacht-america/</ref> the trophy was later renamed after the original winning yacht. On August 22, 1851, America won the Royal Yacht Squadron's {{safesubst:#invoke:convert|convert}} regatta around the Isle of Wight by eighteen minutes.<ref> {{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref>


America (yacht) sections
Intro   America origins    Designer    Captain    Events leading to the race    The race    History after the race    Modern replicas   References  External links  

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