THE AMERICA'S CUP BOATS 1990-2010

SUI-100 Alinghi (Switzerland) Successful Defender of the 2007 AC winning 5-2 against NZL-92



ITA-99 Mascalzone Latino-Capitalia Team (Italy) 6th 2007 LVC. 10 wins and 10 defeats. Offered to ETNZ (Emirates Team New Zealand) for the upcoming ETNZ-backed Louis Vuitton Pacific Series in Auckland, NZ, January 31 to February 14, 2009, but was not selected due to design differences.



USA-98 BMW Oracle Racing (USA) Losing semi-finalist 2007 LVC. Lost 1-5 to ITA-94. On loan to ETNZ (Emirates Team New Zealand) for the ETNZ-backed Louis Vuitton Pacific Series in Auckland, NZ, January 31 to February 14, 2009. Arrived in Auckland from Valencia December 2008.



ESP-97 Desafio Español 2007 (Spain) Losing semi-finalist 2007 LVC. Lost 2-5 to NZL-92



SWE-96 (Järv) Victory Challenge (Sweden) 5th 2007 LVC. 12 wins and 8 defeats.



CHN-95 China Team (China) 11th 2007 LVC. 1 win and 19 defeats



ITA-94 Luna Rossa Challenge (Italy) Losing finalist 2007 LVC. Lost 0-5 to NZL-92



FRA-93 Areva Challenge (France) 6th 2007 LVC. 8 wins and 12 losses



NZL-92 Emirates Team New Zealand Winner 2007 LVC but unsuccessful as Challenger for the 2007 AC losing 2-5 against SUI-100. Offered as one of the boats for the upcoming ETNZ-backed Louis Vuitton Pacific Series in Auckland, NZ, January 31 to February 14, 2009.



SUI-91 Alinghi (Switzerland) 2007 AC. Built as a potential Defender but used for tuning and 'in-house' racing against SUI-100 Acquired by United Internet Team Germany in October 2007 (GER-91)



ITA-90 Mascalzone Latino-Capitalia Team (Italy) Trial boat Offered to ETNZ (Emirates Team New Zealand) for the upcoming ETNZ-backed Louis Vuitton Pacific Series in Auckland, NZ, January 31 to February 14, 2009, but was not selected due to design differences.



GER-89 United Internet Team Germany (Boat Name: Germany 1) 10th 2007 LVC. 2 wins and 18 defeats.



ESP-88 Desafio Español 2007 (Spain) 2007 generation yacht and tune up boat for ESP 97



USA-87 BMW Oracle Racing (USA) Trial boat (not raced in LVC) On loan to ETNZ (Emirates Team New Zealand) for the upcoming ETNZ-backed Louis Vuitton Pacific Series in Auckland, NZ, January 31 to February 14, 2009. Arrived in Auckland from Valencia December 2008.



ITA-86 Luna Rossa Challenge (Italy) Racing boat for Luna Rossa



ITA-85 +39 Challenge (Italy) 9th 2007 LVC. 5 wins and 15 defeats.



NZL-84 Emirates Team New Zealand 2007 LVC - 2nd in Act 13 Offered as one of the boats for the upcoming ETNZ-backed Louis Vuitton Pacific Series in Auckland, NZ, January 31 to February 14, 2009.



RSA-83 Team Shosholoza (South Africa) 7th 2007 LVC. 9 wins and 11 defeats.



NZL-82 Emirates Team New Zealand 2003 AC defender. Beaten 5-0 by Alinghi Along with NZL-81, boat is in Cabo San Lucas, MX. Staffed by team members of ETNZ, public can sail on actual America's Cup Yacht



NZL-81 Emirates Team New Zealand Tuning and training boat for 2003 AC defence. Trial boat (never raced) Along with NZL-82, boat is in Cabo San Lucas, MX. Staffed by team members of ETNZ, public can sail on actual America's Cup Yacht



FRA-79 Le Defi Areva (France) Trial boat, (never raced) Team China, location Valencia



GBR-78 GBR Challenge (Great Britain)) Trial boat (never raced) Twin Keel, GBR challenge, location Medina Yard, Cowes, I-O-W



USA-77 Stars & Stripes (USA) 2003 LVC. Sank while in testing in San Diego. Raised and sailed in LVC quarter-finals repachage Mascalzone Latino, location unknown.



USA-76 BMW Oracle Racing Lost to SUI-64 in LVC finals BMW Oracle Racing, in Valencia



SUI-75 Alinghi (Switzerland) Built for 2003 AC campaign. IACC Champion in 2005, Trial boat (never raced in AC) Bought in 2007 by TEAMORIGIN, a new British challenger for the 33rd AC edition. First sailed as GBR-75 in Valencia, Spain, 14-7-07.



ITA-74 Luna Rossa Challenge Lost LVC Semi-finals to USA-65 Luna Rossa, in Valencia



SWE-73 (Orm) Victory Challenge (Sweden) 2003 LVC - Quarter Finals Repachage Victory Challenge in Valencia



ITA-72 Mascalzone Latino Eliminated after LVC round robins Sold to UITG, modified to Version V for the LVC. Sold to Supersail Deutschland for corporate charters on Lake Constance. Keel has been shortened to allow her to pass over a bar in the marina entrance and an inboard engine has been fitted, but otherwise the boat has been kept mostly unchanged.




USA-71 BMW Oracle Racing Trial boat (Never raced) In a lake at Oracle HQ, Redwood City, CA U.S.A.



GBR-70 GBR Challenge Sailed in LVC until QF, Owned by GBR challenge, location Medina Yard, Cowes, I-O-W



FRA-69 Le Defi Areva Sailed in LVC until QF Acquired by China Team in 2005 as part of the LE DEFI support package. Significant parts of the structure and equipment were subsequently used in the construction of CHN-95



GER-68 Illbruck Challenge Germany Sold unfinished to ETNZ. Finished and used as a training boat for ETNZ 2007 campaign. TNZ 2007, in New Zealand



USA-67 OneWorld Challenge USA Sailed in LVC Semi-Finals Repachage lost to USA-76 Desafio Español, in Valencia



USA-66 Stars & Stripes (USA) Crew training and tuning boat for USA-77 Mascalzone Latino, location unknown



USA-65 OneWorld Challenge USA Sailed in LVC Quarter-Finals Desafio Español, in Valencia



SUI-64 Alinghi - after Team French Spirit (France) 2003 AC - Successful challenger 5-0 over NZL-82. Winner 2003 LVC Originally SUI-64 (Alinghi), registered December 2007 by Yacht Club de Saint-Tropez for Team French Spirit for proposed AC-33 challenge in Valencia.



SWE-63 (Örn) Victory Challenge (Sweden) Built for 2003 AC campaign. Sailed in LVC R-R 1 Victory Challenge in Valencia



RUS-62 Number issued but no name Re-worked RUS-24, Again never sailed Unknown



USA-61 AmericaOne USA Lost LVC finals to ITA-45 4-5 Owner BMW Oracle Racing and on Display in Munich Airport.



NZL-60 Team New Zealand 2000 AC - Successful defender 5/0 v ITA-45 On loan to Areva Challenge in Valencia from Team New Zealand



ITA-59-FAST 2000 (Switzerland) Test yacht Owner +39 challenge competed in Act 5 of LVC



USA-58 Young America USA Replaced USA-53 in 2000 LVC R-R 2 & R-R 3. Luna Rossa Challenge, location unknown



NZL-57 Team New Zealand Training boat for 2000 challenge Owner Areva Challenge by way of K-Challenge in Valencia.




ESP-56 Desafio Español Trial boat (never raced) Private owner, in Cartagena Spain



USA-55 Stars & Stripes USA Finished 3rd LVC Semi-finals Owner Mascalzone Latino, on display in Naples, Italy at the Port of Naples



USA-54 Abracadabra (USA) Sailed in LVC R-R 3, finished 9th Sold by Aloha Racing (Waikiki Yacht Club) to BMW Oracle racing as training boat, later acquired by Team Dennis Conner as trial horse for USA 66 and heavily modified. Currently in San Diego for charter.



USA-53 Young America (USA) Hull failure during LVC R-Rs Luna Rossa Challenge, location unknown



JPN-52 Nippon Challenge (Japan) Raced in LVC R-R 3 Nicknamed "Idaten". In 2005 sold to Supersail Deutschland in Kiel, Germany for corporate charters. http://www.supersail.de/ Re-named GBR-52. During 2007 based in Valencia. Since early 2008 sailing on Lake Constance. The keel has been shortened to allow her to pass over a bar in the marina entrance.



USA-51 America True (USA) Finished 5th LVC Semi-finals 2007 - Owned by Desafio Español 2007



USA-50 Abracadabra Sailed in LVC R-R 1 & 2 Acquired in 2005 by Next Level Sailing (San Diego, CA) for competition in local regattas. Currently sitting in south San Diego Bay in dry dock at Knight and Carver Marina, National City, California next to USA-49.



USA-49 AmericaOne Sailed in LVC R-R 1,2, & 3 Involved in minor collision in the early rounds of AC2000 with USA-55 Stars and Stripes. Acquired by BMW Oracle Racing in advance of AC2003. Acquired 2006 by Next Level Sailing (San Diego, CA). Currently sitting in south San Diego Bay in dry dock at Knight and Carver Marina, National City, California next to USA-50.



ITA-48 Luna Rossa Challenge Sailed in LVC R-R 1 & 2 Owner Shosholoza, in Valencia



ESP-47 Desafio Español Finished LVC R-Rs' in 8th place Sold to Mascalzone Latino, later sold to UITG in a package together with 72 in an effort to get rid of 47. When UITG sold 72 to Supersail Deutschland for their Lake Constance operation they too sold the two boats together. 47 is still located on Elba, in an outdoor cradle, not covered for years and in a sorry state.



FRA-46 Le Defi Francais Finished 6th in LVC Semi-finals Owner China Team, in Valencia



ITA-45 Luna Rossa Challenge Winner 2000 LVC 5-4 over USA-61, lost AC 0-5 to NZL-60 Owner Luna Rossa Challenge.



JPN-44 Nippon Challenge Sailed in R-R 1 & 2, finished 4th in LVC Semi-final Nicknamed "Ashura". Americas Cup Management, on display in Valencia.



USA-43 America³ USA Competed in defender series with all-female crew. Nicknamed "Mighty Mary". Owned by +39 Challenge in PalermoSicily in +39 Challenge livery.



ESP-42 Desafio Español Finished 7th in LVC. Became ESP-56



JPN-41 Nippon Challenge Finished 4th in LVC. Charter in New Zealand with SailNZ as NZL-41



FRA-40 Challenge France Failed project, boat completed but never raced Charter in New Zealand with SailNZ as NZL-40



NZL-39 Tag Heuer 3rd in LVC. 2005 - Sold to Supersail Deutschland in Kiel, Germany for corporate charters.



NZL-38 Team New Zealand Won 1995 LVC. Sold to Victory Challenge, Sweden to support 2003 AC challenge. New sail number and name is SWE-38 (Christina). Currently awaiting restoration in Valencia, Spain.



FRA-37 Le Defi Francais Finished 5th LVC R-R Currently named "France 3" in charter with Solent Experience (operated by Sunsail) out of Portsmouth, UK



USA-36 Young America Lost defender series, but was acquired and raced by Stars & Stripes syndicate in AC final losing 0-5. Hull on display (permanent collection) Storm King Art Center, Mountainville NY, USA



AUS-35 oneAustralia Sank in deep water on March 7, 1995 during R-R 4 Recovery was not economical.



USA-34 Stars & Stripes Won defender series, discarded for USA-36 in finals Charter in San Diego.



FRA-33 Le Defi Francais Sailed in LVC R-R 1 Currently named "France 3" in charter with Solent Experience (operated by Sunsail) out of Portsmouth, UK



NZL-32 Team New Zealand Winner of the 1995 AC. Winner 1995 LVC Trial boat for Le Defi 2003, currently displayed at New Zealand National Maritime Museum



AUS-31 oneAustralia Australia Defeated in LVC final to NZL-32 In 2000 sailed by Young Australia. AUS-31 currently in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico with AUS-29, NZL-81 and NZL-82 running match races for tourists to the area. The operator is



JPN-30 Nippon Challenge Japan Sailed in LVC R-R 1 On display in Japan



AUS-29 Australian Challenge Australia 6th in LVC R-R Nicknamed "Sydney 95". In 2000 sailed by Young Australia. Is in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, with Aus-31, NZL 81 and NZL 82.



USA-28 America³ USA Sailed only in 1992 defender R-R 4, discarded for USA-23 Upon launch in February 1992 was nicknamed "Kanza". Currently owned by +39 Challenge in PalermoSicily with +39 Challenge livery.



FRA-27 Le Defi Francais France 4th after LVC 1992 semi-final In St. Tropez, France - "F3 Ville de Paris" - very poor condition, damaged bow, blue hull paint completely worn, stripped for parts to support F2 Ville de Paris, FRA-8, which is available for charter by Académie de Yachting in St. Tropez, and is berthed next to FRA-27 along Quai d'Estienne d'Orves, near the lighthouse, St. Tropez harbor.



JPN-26 Nippon Challenge 3rd after LVC 1992 semi-final On display at Laguna Gamagori, Gamagōri, Aichi, Japan



ITA-25 Il Moro di Venezia Defeated challenger for 1992 AC 1-4 to USA-23 Launched December 16th 1991, San Diego, California. In 1997 purchased by Paul Cayard's AmericaOne syndicate as trial horse for USA-60 for AC2000. In 2001 sold to OneWorld Challenge for 2003 America's Cup trial horse. Reunited with USA-23 and owned by Bill Koch, on display in 2005 at Boston Museum of Fine Art. Currently in Newport RI.



RUS-24 Age of Russia Hull arrived in San Diego, but never sailed Anchored, Quartermaster Harbor. Current sail number is USA-24.



USA-23 America³ USA Winner 1992 AC 4-1 against ITA-25, also used in Defender trials in 1995 prior to replacement USA-43 Purchased by Patrizio Bertelli for his Prada Challenge as training boat for 2000. Reacquired by Bill Koch and restored to 1992 condition. Was on display in 2005 at Boston Museum of Fine Art. Currently on display in West Palm Beach, Florida.



ESP-22 Desafio Español Finished 5th in 1992 LVC Training boat for Desafio 95, currently Unknown



AUS-21 Spirit of Australia Finished 6th in 1992 LVC Charter Sydney Harbour. Renamed "FT Spirit" by Financial Times newspaper for year-long lease. Heavily damaged on October 25, 2004 after slamming into underwater rocks near Sydney Opera House, throwing charter passengers overboard. The keel and ballast were ripped off, the mast smashed the Opera House walkway, and the boat capsized. Towed to Noakes Boatyard at Berrys Bay for repairs. Now restored and charter sailing in Sydney Harbor as "Spirit"



NZL-20 NZ Challenge Lost 1992 LVC Final to ITA-25 4-7 Restored in 2000 and sailed (privately) in San Francisco. In 2005 returned to Auckland, New Zealand and is moored in Viaduct Basin.



SWE-19 SACC (Boat Name: Tre Kroner) Sweden Finished 7th 1992 LVC Charter in Sweden



USA-18 America³ USA Superseded by USA-28 after 1992 third defender R-R Nicknamed "Defiant". On Display at the Herreshoff Marine Museum and America's Cup Hall of Fame in Bristol, Rhode Island



AUS-17 Australia Challenge Finished 8th 1992 LVC Gear was re-used for AUS-29



ITA-16 Il Moro di Venezia Trial boat, never raced Launched June 15th, 1991, San Diego, California. Currently under restoration in Ventura, California USA. Scheduled for charter in November 2007 out of Portofino Yacht Club, Redondo Beach, CA, USA. Project delayed until 2009, hull restoration complete, no hardware. Faces challenge for charter due to Italian construction, occupancy limits and US Coast Guard certification.



ITA-15 Il Moro di Venezia Trial Boat (Never Raced) Launched April 15th 1991, San Diego, California. Americas Cup Management in Valencia, Spain



NZL-14 NZ Challenge Trial boat (Never raced) Charter in Queenstown, New Zealand



NZL-12 NZ Challenge Trial boat (Never raced) Charter in Nassau, Bahamas



USA-11 Stars & Stripes USA Lost 1992 defender finals 4-7 Used by Dennis Conner as trial horse for 1995 campaign, sold to the US Virgin Islands America’s Cup Challenge for AC 2000. Sunk in hurricane, shipped to Miami for refurbishment in 2002, and brought to San Diego for charter.



NZL-10 NZ Challenge Trial boat (Never raced) Charter in Nassau, Bahamas



USA-9 America³ USA Raced in R-R 1 of 1992 defender series 0-6 discarded for USA-18, USA-23 Nicknamed "Jayhawk". Launched on May 1, 1991. On display in Wichita, Kansas



FRA-8 Le Defi Francais France Trial boat (Never Raced) Available for Charter in la Seyne sur Mer - "F2 Ville de Paris" - seaworthy condition, hull needs some cosmetic work, parts used from sister ship FRA-27.



ITA-7 Il Moro di Venezia Trial Boat (Never Raced) Launched at Puerto Portals, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, on August 7th 1990. Trieste, Italy.



JPN-6 Nippon Challenge Trial Boat (Never raced) On display at Takeshima wharf, Gamagōri, Aichi, Japan



ESP-5 Desafio Español Trial Boat (Never raced) Sold to Poland for a Polish campaign (that never materialised, re-registered as POL-5, in early 2007 sold to Supersail Deutschland for corporate charters in Kiel, sail number is ESP-5 again.



SLO-4 Slovenian Challenge. Missed deadline for AC '92. Never competed. Only wooden IACC Yacht. Yugoslav America's Cup Organization Maribor (YACOMA), representing the former Yugoslavia prior to breakup. Later was joint challenge between Slovenia & Croatia. Disappeared during conflict. Current status unknown.



JPN-3 Nippon Challenge Trial Boat (Never raced) On display at Gamagori Station, Gamagōri, Aichi, Japan



FRA-2 Le Defi Francais Trial Boat (Never raced) Actually launched a week prior to ITA-1, March 3rd, 1990, but was second sail number issued. Currently on display at Conservatoire International de la Plaisance de Bordeaux - France.



ITA-1 Il Moro di Venezia Trial Boat (Never raced) Originally launched March 11th, 1990. Sausalito Challenge SF, USA