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Where are they now? 6 famous America's Cup yachts

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1930 Shamrock V is still sailing

J Class yachts are synonymous with the America’s Cup as these slim, graceful beauties once represented the fleet racing for the Cup. The 36.42 metre Shamrock V, commissioned by Sir Thomas Lipton for his fifth and final bid, she was the first J Class yacht to compete for the Cup. The fact that she is the only J Class yacht to be built in wood makes it all the more remarkable that Shamrock V is still floating today.

Where is America's Cup yacht Shamrock V now?

The Camper & Nicholsons-built J is in pretty perfect condition for a lady of her years. J Class yacht Shamrock V is currently for sale and looking for a good home. The right owner could sail away on this piece of Cup history just in time as the J Class yachts make a triumphant return to the America's Cup.

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