Constellation (1964 yacht)

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Constellation
Yacht club New York Yacht Club
Nation United States
Class12-metre
Sail noUS–20
Designer(s)Olin Stephens
BuilderMinneford’s Yacht Yard Inc.
Launched1964
Owner(s)Eric Ridder syndicate
Racing career
SkippersEric Ridder
Notable victories1964 America's Cup
America's Cup1964 America's Cup
AC Defender
Selection Series
1964 America's Cup Defender Selections Series
Specifications
Length20.82 m (68.3 ft) (LOA)
14.05 m (46.1 ft) (LWL)
Beam3.66 m (12.0 ft)
Sail area170 m2 (1,800 sq ft)

Constellation is an American racing yacht in the 12-metre class that successfully defended the 1964 America's Cup.

On 20 March 1964, Constellation had beaten Sovereign by 4–0 in matches in the 1964 America's Cup.[1]

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