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Sovereign (behind) and Ikra.
|Yacht club||Royal Thames Yacht Club|
|Builder||Alexander Robertson and Sons Ltd|
|Owner(s)||J. A. Boyden|
|America's Cup||1964 America's Cup|
Designed by David Boyd and built by Alexander Robertson and Sons, Sovereign was built especially for the 1964 America's Cup challenge. This was the second post-war 12-metre yacht to be designed by David Boyd and built at Alexander Robertson and Sons, the first one being Sceptre_(yacht).
Sovereign was built for J. A. Boyden in 1963. Sovereign lost 4-0 to defender Constellation of the New York Yacht Club.
- Alexander Robertson and Sons, history of the yard.
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