03/21/16 9:00am
A replica of the schooner America, which will dock in Greenport in June. (Credit: Courtesy americascup.com)

A replica of the schooner America, which will dock in Greenport in June. (Credit: Courtesy americascup.com)

Another large ship appears bound for Greenport.

A replica of a 139-foot famed ship that helped launch the tradition of the America’s Cup will dock in Greenport from June 8-10, said Lynn Summers, the educational director and secretary for the East End Seaport and Maritime Foundation in Greenport. The yacht, named America, is a replica of the schooner that won the first America’s Cup yacht race in 1851. The race become known as the America’s Cup following that shooner’s victory.  (more…)