Defenders &


The Hodgdon Collection

of America’s Cup Models


Technical Data for Cup Boats

More information on designers, builders, and specifications for challengers, defenders, and contenders from 1851-1937.

The Rediscovery of the RELIANCE Wheel

The surprising discovery and recent acquisition of RELIANCE's second wheel.

Animals of the America’s Cup

Historically, not all America's Cup participants have been human. Follow the link below to learn about the furred and feathered friends aboard.


Coming Soon

"Animals of the America's Cup"

will be available at a later date.

Lecture by Sonny Hodgdon

Watch Lloyd Bergeson and Sonny Hodgdon discuss the America’s Cup half model collection at HMM and the Hodgdon-Herreshoff connection in 1993.