The Sail America Foundation commissioned four 12 metre yachts to fund a campaign spearheaded by Dennis Connor of the San Diego Yacht Club, to take back the America's Cup in the 1987 competition at Fremantle, Australia.
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Stars & Stripes (US 55), was built in 1986 by Rovert E. Derektor Inc.,and was designed by Chance/Nelson/Pedrick based on the knowledge acquired from the design of three earlier Stars & Stripes. Stars & Stripes 87 won the trials and went on to defeat the Australian defender Kookaburra III in four races to capture and bring the America's Cup back to the USA.
Original Available: SOLD
Print Edition, Print Size: Litho, 1000 SN,
26 x 20"