Lionheart – K-18

lionheartLionheart (K-18) – is a modern America’s Cup class 12m Yacht designed by Ian Howlett and built by Joyce Marine Shipyards of Southhampton, UK in 1978 for Peter d’Savary’s British America’s Cup Challenger syndicate for the 1980 America’s Cup in Newport, R.I.

Lionheart is a single helm 67’ LOA, 54,000lb racing sloop with 12.5ft beam and draft of 9’, constructed of Aluminum.