22/08/1851 The first America's Cup is won by the yacht America
America's Cup: Wing's history
America's Cup history
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The 100 Guineas Cup was the first competition for America's Cup trophy. The race was won by the yacht America, leading to the trophy being renamed "America's Cup". The 1851 edition was a fleet race, unlike modern America's Cups finals, which are currently match races.
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