2003: Australia Wins
Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club Take The Admiral's Cup
The Australian team from the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club in Sydney, have just been declared winners of the 2003 Admiral's Cup, after a somewhat nerve wracking wait for boats to finish, and points to be calculated.
1999: Dutch Win Cup
'Very well organised and a little bit of luck' is captain's verdict.
The Netherlands team of Innovision 7 (Judel/ Vrolijk 50, Hans Eekhof), Trust Computer Products (Sydney 40, Jochen Visser) and Mean Machine (Mumm 36, Michael Sanderson) lifted the Champagne Mumm Admiral's Cup high above Cowes Yacht Haven this morning in that 'little country's' first ever win of this historic event.
1957: The First Admiral's Cup
Largely a private affair with the Americans taking up the challenge
Sir Myles Wyatt, then Admiral of the RORC, was keen for British ocean racing crews and skippers to harden their approach to the sport. He had seen the way that sport in general was developing and was sure that something similar would happen to ocean racing.