Go Nautical

Courageous 26001History: » Courageous

Courageous is a 12-meter class yacht. It was the third boat to win the America’s Cup  twice, in 1974 and 1977.  In 1974, Courageous won the American’s Cup in 1974 while skippered by Ted Hood. This 12 Meter won again in 1977 with Navigators, Ted Turner and Dennis Conner at the helm. Courageous was recently renovated and restored to its 1977 configuration by the Courageous Foundation, which included new spars, mast, sails, deck, transom, and keel.

Courageous will be re-christened and lowered into the water for tours and photos. Members of the winning 1974 and 1977 America’s Cup campaign, including Dennis Conner and Ted Hood, accompanied by  Rhode Island State dignitaries which are expected to be present.

View original post

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: