|Document No 3608: Defender and Valkyrie III. in their first Race|
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EDITION : 1895
BATEAUX : DEFENDER VALKYRIE III
DATE : 07 Sep 1895 - 12:39
COURSE : 1
DESCRIPTION SITE :
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...