Document No 3608: Defender and Valkyrie III. in their first Race

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AUTEUR : W. G. Wood

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EDITION : 1895

BATEAUX : DEFENDER VALKYRIE III

DATE : 07 Sep 1895 - 12:39

COURSE : 1

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NOTES AMERICA-SCOOP :

DEFENDER WINS THE FIRST CUP RACE; Defeated the Valkyrie by 8 Minutes 49 Seconds in a Beat to Windward and Back. OUTSAILED THE ENGLISHMAN AT EVERY POINT The American Boat Led in the Thrash to Windward by 3 Minutes 23 Seconds.

September 07, 1895- The first of the series of races between the Defender and the Valkyrie for the America's Cup was sailed outside of Sandy Hook yesterday in a light breeze, and an "old sea" of considerable weight. The course was from a point off Seabright, N.J., fifteen miles to windward, east by south, and return...

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