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赢得美洲赛奖杯的「美洲号」

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双桅帆船「美洲号」 (America) 赢得「百吉尼杯」 (Hundred Guinea Cup) 冠军
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1851年的822日,一艘叫做「美洲号」的黑色二桅帆船沿着威特岛绕行,在比赛中自「皇家快艇队」 (Royal Yacht Squadron) 手中赢得银杯。「美洲号」在比赛中击败另外14艘快艇,而赢得比赛。 

「美洲号」的队员本来想要把这个价值100英镑的奖杯熔解掉,为他们的胜利做成纪念奖牌。他们想要拿到奖牌的想法,也成为现在国际比赛中的奖励基础。你知道这场游艇比赛的名称是什么吗?


On August 22, 1851, the low black schooner (2-masted sailboat) America sailed around the Isle of Wight in a race to win a silver ewer (pitcher) from the Royal Yacht Squadron. Beating 14 other yachts to the finish, America won the contest.

At first, America's crew considered melting down their prize, valued at £100 (100 English pounds), to make commemorative medals of their victory. What they did with the trophy instead laid the foundation for what has become the longest contested trophy in international sport. Do you know the name of the sailing race?

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