Document No 10: 'Genesta' trailing 'Puritan' 1885    

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AUTEUR : Leonard J. Pearce

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EDITION : 1885

BATEAUX : GENESTA PURITAN

DATE : 14 Sep 1885 - 14:10

COURSE : 1

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I have painted an almost birds-eye view for this painting, to show Genesta, the British contender, trailing the eventual winner, the American sloop Puritan.

Genesta was built of oak planking on a steel frame.

After a strong showing in the British yacht races in 1884, the designer refused to let anyone see his yacht before the America's Cup race, beginning the tradition of secrecy that has persisted to this day.

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