On May the 15th 1934, the William Starling Burgess Design J Class Rainbow was launched at the Herreshoff Yard in Bristol, Rhode Island, USA. She was built to defend the America’s Cup against “Endeavour” in 1934. In 1940 Rainbow was sold for scrap.
After 78 years the famous J Class yacht ‘Rainbow’ sails again. Rainbow will be in Bermuda with the J-Class fleet, she will not take part in racing.