The America's Cup 30 years ago

Today marks 30 years since John Bertrand skippered Australia II to beat the Americans

Today marks 30 years since John Bertrand skippered Australia II to beat the Americans on their own water to win the America’s Cup for the first time in 132 years. Then Prime Minister Bob Hawke famously said of his win, "Any boss who sacks anyone for not turning up today is a bum." Watch the joy experienced by the Australian team. 





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