What happened to the j-class yachts?

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Date created: Tue, Jul 13, 2021 11:16 AM
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  • Most J-Class yachts were scrapped prior to or during World War II because steel and lead had become precious to the war effort. In the post-war era, J-Class racing was deemed far too expensive, so no challenge for the America's Cup was placed until 1958 with the smaller third International Rule 12mR class .
  • Most J-Class yachts were scrapped prior to or during World War II because steel and lead had become precious to the war effort. In the post-war era, J-Class racing was deemed far too expensive, so no challenge for the America's Cup was placed until 1958 with the smaller third International Rule 12mR class.

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