The Louis Vuitton Cup: 25 Years of Yacht Racing

You must have heard the America’s Cup which is the most prestigious regatta and match race in the sport of sailing and the oldest active trophy in international sport, predating the Modern Olympics by 45 years. But do you know Louis Vuitton Cup, one of the most famous and prestigious competitions in the sport of yachting because of its relationship to the America’s Cup. My sports lovers and Louis Vuitton aficionados, would you like to make head or tail of it?Just read the History of the Louis Vuitton Cup.



History of the Louis Vuitton Cup is a book to celebrate this great era in world-class sailing: The Louis Vuitton Cup: 25 Years of Yacht Racing in Pursuit of the America’s Cup. Since 1983, the Louis Vuitton Cup was served as the selection series to select the team to sail as the challenger in the America’s Cup. Until July 2007, Louis Vuitton announced termination of all its sponsorship activities associated with America’s Cup after 25 years of involvement. This book is edited and with a preface by Bruno Trouble, a renowned figure in the world of sailing and text and sketches by Francois Chevalier, a journalist and naval architect. This 212 pages book includes 150 photographs and illustrations. There are two versions. English version is published by Abrams while French version is published by Editions de La Martiniere.