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: Young America
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 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