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1851-1937

   "If we can fly today in the San Francisco Bay, this is because there have been "adventurers" like Walter Greene and Mike Birch.
   To understand the future, we must know and respect the past."

Loïck PEYRON (Voiles et Voiliers July 2014)

01298VRELIANCE WINNER BY GOOD MARGIN

Shamrock III. Was Defeated by Over Seven Minutes.

LogoNYT Aug. 23, 1903 - A fine breeze and a good sea yesterday made the first real race between Reliance and Shamrock III. a splendid contest, and a bright ...

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00543V.jpgTHE CUP TO REMAIN HERE !

THE PURITAN, THOUGH NOT WELL HANDLED, BEATS THE GENESTA 1 MN 38 S, CORRECTED TIME

Copyright © The New York Times : Published: September 17, 1885
There was hardly any swell upon the ocean yesterday morning, but its surface was crisp with the ruffles of a fresh northwest wind when the judges’ boat arrived at the Scotland Lightship.

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X3D is an open standard for 3D content delivery. It is not a programming API, nor just a file format for geometry interchange.

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Olin J. Stephens was born on April 13, 1908 in the Bronx, New York. His father was a coal merchant who moved the family to Scarsdale, New York in 1913, where Olin and his brother Rod went to school. It was while spending summers on the New England coast that Olin first learned to sail.
Graduating in 1926 from Scarsdale High School, Olin attended Massachusetts Institute of Technology for one semester only to be forced ...

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CarterJVBorn in Wivenhoe in 1850, John Carter began sailing at a young age aboard "smacks", the typical fishing boats of Rowhedge and its neighbourhood. At the age of 22, he helmed small yachts and in 1875, he distinguished himself as the skipper of the 10-ton Lancer and later of the 110-ton cutter Moina.
His reputation led to him taking command of the Genesta, the English challenger for the fifth America's Cup. The American yacht Puritan won the first race.

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BollesVCharles E. BOLLES (1847-1914) was a prominent maritime photographer of the end 19th and early 20th century. His photographs are in the collections of the Mystic Seaport Museum and the Library of Congress.

The Detroit Publishing Company has published numerous photos of the America's Cup without specifying the name of the photographer...

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