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Of all the S&S 12-meters, it could be argued that Columbia is the prettiest. She was the 1958 America's Cup winner. Built of wood by Henry Nevins of City Island, New York she was the first post-war 12-meter designed by the firm. She is also the very 1st America's Cup 12-meter winner.
The crew consisted of Rod Stephens as bowman, Cornelius Shields as skipper, Briggs Cunningham as helmsman, Henry Sears as navigator and Olin Stephens in the afterguard.
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