Document No 2441: DEFENDER HOME FIRST - NEARLY 19 MINUTES AHEAD (2)

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AUTEUR : The Evening World

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EDITION : 1895

BATEAUX : DEFENDER VIGILANT

DATE : 29 Aug 1895

COURSE : 0

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NOTES AMERICA-SCOOP :

DEFENDER WINS EASILY; Beat the Vigilant Eighteen Minutes, Three Seconds Over 24 Miles. SAILED IN VERY FLUKEY WEATHER Defender Splits Her Jib in a Squall, but Was Handled with Fine Judgment. VALKYRIE FOLLOWS THE YACHTS

The Defender and the Vigilant met in their second trial race yesterday, and, although the former won by 18 minutes and 8 seconds, over a triangular course of twenty-four miles, the America's Cup Committee decided to start them again to-day, chiefly because fluky breezes yesterday precluded the possibility of a beat to windward...

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