Document No 2093: America's Cup champion 'Vigilant' (Herreshoff, 1893) racing in 1894 in Cowes.

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AUTEUR : G. West & Son

REF : 0

EDITION : 1893

DATE : 1894

COURSE : 0

DESCRIPTION SITE :

Classic Racing Yacht, Cowes, Isle of Wight? This is about all I can work out on this one. The gaff rig suggests it isn't a J Class, perhaps a 'Big Class'? It is a very elegant vessel and must be from the same era.. Anyone? Shame the print is in such poor condition, I suspect it was a home printing job, judging by the thumb prints all over it! Bottom RH corner is embossed 'West and Son, Southsea'. I'm guess a vessel has just disappeared stage left.

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LICENCE :
Public domain
BATEAUX : VIGILANT
LIENS VERS CE DOCUMENT
SITE LARG HAUT ADRESSE
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