Defender, US-33

Defender, US-33

Built in 1982 according to the International Third Rule- America’s Cup.

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Sail Number US-33
International Rule THIRD Rule-AC
Year Built 1982
Designer David R. Pedrick
Builder Newport Offshore, Ltd.
Hull ID Number design #: 20
First Owner Defender Courageous Gr.People to People
First Name Defender
First Sail Number US-33
First Country USA
Original Homeport Newport, Rhode Island
Current Status / Condition sailing
Current Owner United States Merchant Marine Academy Sailing Foundation
Current Division Modern
Construction Aluminum alloy
Length Overall 19.53 m.
Length Waterline 13.56 m.
Beam 3.76 m.
Draft 2.67 m.
Sail Area 167 sq. m.
Displacement 24.05 t.