CONSTITUTION

Antique Print of 1901 America Cup Constitution Yacht“Constitution the unlucky !”

As soon as the second challenge of Sir Thomas Lipton was received and accepted, another syndicate was in order, there being hardly a thought as to whether Columbia would be good enough to take Shamrock II's measure. This new syndicate was composed of August Belmont, Oliver H. Payne, ...

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In 1901, Herreshoff again got the order of a new challenger, and with the last successful defender as a guide, he started in on a boat that was confidently expected to be even faster than Columbia.

Constitution, as this new craft was named, showed many differences in construction from previous defenders, if not in shape or type.

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