Document No 506: Big class yachts, Vigilant, Britannia and Satanita racing off Ryde, 1894

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AUTEUR : Thomas Oliver

REF : 0

EDITION : 1893

DATE : 16 Aug 1894

COURSE : 9

DESCRIPTION SITE :

signed and dated 'Thomas Oliver 03' (lower left)
oil on canvas
24 x 36 in. (61 x 91.4 cm.)

NOTES AMERICA-SCOOP :

SATANITA WON THE CUP; VIGILANT LOST THROUGH THE BRITANNIA'S JOCKEYING.
Forced Into Shoal Water by the Prince of Wales's Yacht -- Capt. Haff Says It was a Put-up Job -- On Corrected Time the Satanita Won by More Than Eight Minutes and the Britannia Beat the Vigilant 3 Minutes and 31 Seconds.

RYDE, Aug. 16 -- Whatever chance the Vigilant may have had in the race to-day for the Ryde Town Cup, valued at $500, she was forced to sacrifice it in jockeying with the Britannia, which clung to her throughout the contest, occasionally forcing her into shallows, where in windward work she found it impossible to use the full depth of her board, and thus made leeway, which was beneficial to the Britannia...

READ MORE : August 16, 1894

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BATEAUX : VIGILANT
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