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Year1985 July
Current Sail NumberI 8
International RuleThird Rule AC
Current Statussailing, altered in cruising version
Current LocationJolly Harbour (Antigua and Barbuda)
Current CountryAG
DesignerStudio Andrea Vallicelli
BuilderIndustrie Meccaniche Scardellato
Original OwnerConsorzio Azzurra Sfida Italy America?s Cup
Original NameAZZURRA II
Other NamesFritzz (1990?)
Original CountryIT
Original HomeportPorto Cervo
Original Sail NumberI 8
Owner Details & History

Built according to International Third Rule America's Cup

1985 - 1987 Consorzio Azzurra Sfida America's Cup ?87 - name: AZZURRA II - home port: Porto Cervo (Italy) She is the first out of three built for the 26th America?s Cup in Fremantle; based on the lines of the first successful Azzurra. She never reached positive results also for problems related to organisation and crew; she was fifth in the third World Championship in Fremantle 1

1987 - 1996 G. Clausen - new name: FRITZZZ - home port Hamburg (Germany)

1996 - 2014 Michael Kiersgaard - new name AZZURRA II - home port: Stockolm (Sweden). Altered in cruising version. since nov.

2014 new owner: Jehu Hand - home port: Jolly Harbour (Antigua and Barbuda)

Worlds Championships Results: 1986 in Fremantle (Australia): tenth

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