1995 America's Cup

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29th America's Cup
Photograph of Black Magic (NZL 32) in a museum display.
Black Magic (NZL 32) on display at New Zealand Maritime Museum, Auckland
Defender  United States
Defender club: San Diego Yacht Club San Diego Yacht Club burgee
Yacht: Stars & Stripes
Challenger  New Zealand
Challenger club: Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron burgee
Yacht: Black Magic (NZL 32)
Competition
Location: San Diego, United States
Dates: 5–13 May 1995
Rule: International America's Cup Class
Winner: Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron
Score: 5–0

The 29th America's Cup was contested between the winner of the 1995 Citizen Cup, Team Dennis Conner, with the yacht Stars & Stripes (ex Young America USA 36), and the winner of the 1995 Louis Vuitton Cup, Team New Zealand, with the yacht Black Magic (NZL 32).

Races[edit]

Date Winner Yacht Loser Yacht Score Delta
5 May 1995 Black Magic NZL 32 Young America USA 36 1-0 2:45
May, 1995 Black Magic NZL 32 Young America USA 36 2-0 4:14
May, 1995 Black Magic NZL 32 Young America USA 36 3-0 1:51
May, 1995 Black Magic NZL 32 Young America USA 36 4-0 3:37
13 May 1995 Black Magic NZL 32 Young America USA 36 5-0 1:50

Crew[edit]

Team New Zealand[edit]

Role Name
Skipper / Helmsman Russell Coutts (NZL)
Tactician Brad Butterworth (NZL)
Navigator Tom Schnackenberg (NZL)

Team Dennis Conner[edit]

Role Name
Skipper / Helmsman Dennis Conner (USA)
Tactician / Helmsman Paul Cayard (USA)

References[edit]

Coordinates: 32°47′N 114°09′W / 32.783°N 114.150°W / 32.783; -114.150