|Document No 807: 279. Defender and Valkyrie III, 1895.|
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EDITION : 1895
DATE : 07 Sep 1895 - 12:00
COURSE : 1
DESCRIPTION SITE :
"279" and "1st race before start" on negative.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...LICENCE :
|BATEAUX : DEFENDER VALKYRIE III|