I didn’t see the ship docked in Plymouth harbor but was lucky enough to see it sail by while out at Saquish.
From the Plymouth 400 website:
THE WORLD-FAMOUS RACING YACHT
AMERICA WILL VISIT PLYMOUTH HARBOR AND OFFER PUBLIC TOURS AND SAILING OPPORTUNITIES FROM AUGUST 17-20, 2016 AS PART OF THE OFFICIAL AMERICA’S CUP TOUR.
Visitors will be given a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see and sail aboard this 139-foot replica of the yacht that shocked the world and won the first ever Royal Yacht Squadron’s “100 Pound Cup” regatta around the Isle of Wight in 1851. That schooner, also named America, beat the best and most seasoned vessels that the British could offer, thus resulting in the race being renamed “America’s Cup.” Hosted by Plymouth 400, the organization planning the 400th anniversary of the 1620 Mayflower voyage and founding of Plymouth Colony, America will be an impressive addition to historic Plymouth harbor and a reminder to visitors and locals of the significance of the United States ties to the United Kingdom; a partnership that will be honored as part of the Plymouth 400 Commemoration in 2020.
America will berth at Plymouth’s State Pier next to Mayflower II, another symbol of our nation’s earliest beginnings and alliance with the United Kingdom. A portion of the proceeds from ticket sales to board America will support the multimillion-dollar restoration and preservation of the full-scale reproduction of the ship that carried the Pilgrims to New England’s shores in 1620. The nearly 60-year old Mayflower II will leave Plymouth Harbor in November 2016 for Mystic Seaport, where she will remain for at least 30 months in the final phase of her restoration
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