1992 America's Cup

The 28th America's Cup was contested between the winner of the 1992 Citizen Cup defender selection series, America³, and the winner of the 1992 Louis Vuitton Cup challenger selection series, Il Moro di Venezia. It was the first edition of the America's Cup that was sailed on International America's Cup Class yachts.

28th America's Cup
Defender  United States
Defender club:San Diego Yacht Club
Yacht:America3
Challenger  Italy
Challenger club:Compagnia della Vela di Venezia
Yacht:Il Moro di Venezia V (ITA-25)
Competition
Location:San Diego, United States
Dates:9–16 May 1992
Rule:International America's Cup Class
Winner:San Diego Yacht Club
Score:4–1

This was last Cup of the best-of-seven format held since 1930; the best-of-nine would begin in 1995, continuing through 2007.

RacesEdit

Date Winner Yacht Loser Yacht Score Delta
9 May 1992 America³ USA 23 Il Moro di Venezia ITA 25 1-0 0:30
10 May 1992 Il Moro di Venezia ITA 25 America³ USA 23 1-1 0:03
12 May 1992 America³ USA 23 Il Moro di Venezia ITA 25 2-1 1:58
14 May 1992 America³ USA 23 Il Moro di Venezia ITA 25 3-1 1:04
16 May 1992 America³ USA 23 Il Moro di Venezia ITA 25 4-1 0:44

CrewEdit

America³Edit

Role Name
Skipper Bill Koch (USA)
Helmsman Buddy Melges (USA)

Other crew included Andreas Josenhans and Josh Belsky.

Il Moro di VeneziaEdit

Role Name
Skipper / Helmsman Paul Cayard (USA)

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