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THE ARGO GOLD CUP

posted May 13, 2016, 8:34 AM by IOD-WCA Webmaster   [ updated May 13, 2016, 8:39 AM ]
...and the part it has played in the development of the International One Designs and, eventually, Bermuda’s hosting of next year’s America’s Cup
by Guy Venables

The King Edward VII Gold Cup, now the Argo Group Gold Cup, is the oldest match racing trophy for one-design yachts in the world. The actual cup was awarded by Edward VII in 1907 during Jamestown, Virginia’s Tri-Centenary Regatta, held in commemoration of the 300th anniversary of the first permanent settlement in America.

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