The America's Cup was created in 1848 by the London jeweler
Robert Garrard as a stock item. It is actually a jug or more specifically a
newer. The trophy was purchased by the first Marquess of Anglesey, who presented
it to the Royal Yacht Squadron as a racing trophy.
The America's Cup is 26 5/8 inches tall, made of 134 ounces
of Britannia metal, an alloy similar to pewter. A seven-inch base was added
in 1958 to accommodate winner's names. it is considered the oldest trophy in