ENDEAVOUR II

00029VChallenger of America's Cup 1937, outsailed by the "Super J" Ranger

First challenger since the second challenge of the America's Cup in 1871 to be launched more one year before the race, her owner, TOM Sopwith thought to be better prepared especially as it has the exceptional training partner Endeavour I (1934) who failed to win the Cup in 1934 against Rainbow.

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Endeavour II - 19371937: Unlucky challenger of the sixteenth America's Cup

In 1935, after the rejection of the challenge by the NYYC Charles Fairey, Sopwith order a new boat Charles E Nicholson, a J-drift 87 feet waterline length class, the maximum length allowed by the gauge.
Make a better boat that Endeavour will be a difficult task, so Sopwith gets the ...

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