“Onboard INTREPID, 1970”
By Russ Kramer
Oil on Linen, 24″ x 36″
Yacht Built – 1967
Yacht Designer – Sparkman & Stephens
Yacht Builder – Minneford Yacht Yard, City Island, NY
The 12 Meter Intrepid, two-time Defender of the America’s Cup, is one of the most famous racing yachts of all time. Known as “the people’s choice” because of her popular appeal, she remained a competitive America’s Cup contender well into the era of the aluminum Twelves. Intrepid was the last classic wooden yacht to defend The Cup in 1967 and 1970. She has been totally rebuilt and restored to “as new” condition under the direction of America’s Cup Charters partners
This painting was done on commission for a private collection and will appear in the volumes “Art and Artifacts of the America’s Cup” by Hyland Granby.