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The replica Rainbow (foreground) and Velsheda in 2012.
|Yacht club||New York Yacht Club|
|Sail no||4, 5|
|Designer(s)||William Starling Burgess|
|Builder||Herreshoff Manufacturing Company|
|Launched||15 May 1934|
|Owner(s)||Harold Vanderbilt syndicate (1934–37)|
Chandler Hovey (1937)
|Fate||scrapped in 1940|
|Notable victories||1934 America's Cup|
|America's Cup||1934 America's Cup|
|1937 America's Cup Defender Selections Series|
|Length||39.95 m (131 ft) (LOA) 27.1 m (89 ft) (LWL)|
|Beam||6.37 m (21 ft)|
|Draft||4.8 m (16 ft)|
Rainbow was a J-class yacht built in 1930, and successful defender of the 1934 America's Cup. It was ordered by Harold Vanderbilt and designed by William Starling Burgess. Rainbow was scrapped in 1940.
- "Rainbow :: Yachts :: J Class Association". www.jclassyachts.com.
- Fleet, Yacht Charter. "RAINBOW Yacht Charter Price - Holland Jachtbouw Luxury Yacht Charter". www.yachtcharterfleet.com.
- The spectacular J Class yacht Rainbow, by Andrew Rogers. Boat International.
- "For sale listing at Hoek Brokerage". Archived from the original on 2016-03-05.