America II, US-46

America II, US-46, photo by SallyAnne Santos

Built in 1986 according to the International Third Rule- America’s Cup.


2007 – present: Purchased by a Syndicate of members from the Manhattan Yacht Club. Subsequently donated to, and currently owned by the New York Harbor Sailing Foundation. The Foundation’s mission is to foster and promote amateur sailing of national and international importance in New York Harbor, and to support and preserve two of the historic 12 Metre yachts (with America II, US-42) for future generations.

Results 2019: America II (US-46) competed in the Spirit Division of the 2019 12mR World Championship racing against her sister-12, America II (US-42). Both teams were comprised of members of the Manhattan Yacht Club. In the series of 9 match races, US-46 narrowly took first place over US-42 by just one point (15-16).

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Sail Number US-46
Year Built 1986
Designer M. William Langan-Sparkman & Stephens
Builder Williams & Manchester Shipyard
First Owner The America II Syndicate
First Name America II
First Sail Number US-46
First Country USA
Original Homeport Kings Point, NY
Other Sail Numbers Fiddler
Current Status / Condition sailing
Current Owner New York Harbor Foundation
Current Location Jersey City, NJ (USA)
Current Division Grand Prix
Beam 3.70 m.
Draft 2.74 m.
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