Stamps on Yachting Events  – New Zealand 1987.

New Zealand issued a set of stamps on Yachting Events on 02 Feb 1987.

40c- Southern Cross Cup -Cruising Yacht Club of Australia introduced this Yacht race off Sydney’s coast from 1967 to 2001.In 2001 conducted from Sydney to Hobart (Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 628 Nautical Miles). Re-introduced in 2013 as Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race and other races.

80c -Admiral’s Cup- International Yachting Regatta held from 1957 to 2003 at Cowes off Isle of Wight in England by Royal Ocean Yachting Club

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NEW ZEALAND 1987 -YACHTING EVENTS -SOUTHERN CROSS CUP & ADMIRAL’S CUP.

$1.05- Kenwood’s Cup- Staged in Hawaii.

$1.30- America’s Cup- Also known as Auld Mug is a trophy awarded to the winner of races between two yacht clubs known as Defender and Challenger. 2017 winners were Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron who defeated Team Oracle of USA at Bermuda by 7-1. 2012 America’s Cup will be held in Auckland. Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron (Defender) and Circolo della vela Sicilia represented by their team Luna Rosa Challenge.

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NEW ZEALAND 1987 -YACHTING EVENTS -KENWOOD CUP & AMERICA’S CUP.