1964 America's Cup

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19th America's Cup
Defender United States
Defender club: New York Yacht Club New York Yacht Club burgee
Yacht: Constellation
Challenger United Kingdom
Challenger club: Royal Thames Yacht Club Royal Thames Yacht Club burgee
Yacht: Sovereign
Competition
Location: Newport, Rhode Island, United States
Dates: September 1964
Rule: 12-metre
Winner: New York Yacht Club
Score: 4–0

The 1964 America's Cup was held in September 1964 at Newport, Rhode Island. The US defender, Constellation, skippered by Eric Ridder, defeated the British challenger, Sovereign, skippered by Paul Anderson, four races to zero.[1]

Constellation had beaten Columbia, Easterner and Nefertiti, and American Eagle' to become the defender. Sovereign had beaten Kurrewa to become the challenger.[2]

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