PHOTOS DU LIVRE DE H. VANDERBILT

Catégorie : ENTERPRISE

Harold 'Mike' Vanderbilt - Illustration for Yachting MagazineENTERPRISE

the story of the defense of the America's cup in 1930
by Harold S. Vanderbilt

Published 1931 by C. Scribner's Sons in New York, London.
Written in English.

"RELIANCE," AMERICA'S CUP DEFENDER, 1903 "ENTERPRISE," AMERICA'S CUP DEFENDER, 1930 STERN VIEW OF LEAD KEEL, FRAMES AND TWO PLATES DECK VIEW SHOWING CONSTRUCTION OF ENTERPRISE BOW VIEW SHOWING CONSTRUCTION OF ENTERPRISE
RELIANCE," AMERICA'S CUP DEFENDER, 1903 - Note the broad relatively low rig, the bowsprit, and the boom overhanging the counter. "ENTERPRISE," AMERICA'S CUP DEFENDER, 1930 - Note the high, relatively narrow rig, shorter on the foot than the overall length of the boat. Enterprise is crossing the bow of Shamrock V one minute before the finish of the first America's Cup race. STERN VIEW OF LEAD KEEL, FRAMES AND TWO PLATES -Note how plating overlaps upper part of lead keel. Screws through the plating help to secure the keel to the hull. STERN VIEW SHOWING CONSTRUCTION OF ENTERPRISE - Note rudder post and vertical midship deck stanchions BOW VIEW SHOWING CONSTRUCTION OF ENTERPRISE
DECK VIEW SHOWING CONSTRUCTION OF ENTERPRISE LONGITUDINAL SECTION VIEW OF 'ENTERPRISE  LAUNCHING OF "ENTERPRISE" - APRIL 14, 1930 ENTERPRISE AFLOAT AFTER LAUNCHING LOWERING THE WOODEN MAST THROUGH THE MAST HOLE
DECK VIEW SHOWING CONSTRUCTION OF ENTERPRISE - Note the large web frame aft and the diagonal deck straps. LONGITUDINAL SECTION VIEW OF 'ENTERPRISE" LAUNCHING OF "ENTERPRISE" - APRIL 14, 1930
ENTERPRISE AFLOAT AFTER LAUNCHING LOWERING THE WOODEN MAST THROUGH THE MAST HOLE - The Corona, Enterprise's mother-ship, is lying' alongside the adjoining dock.
THE DERRICK BOOM HOLDING THE MAST "ENTERPRISE'S" SHROUDS SHOWING CHANGES MADE DURING SEASON "ENTERPRISE'S" BACKSTAYS AND HEADSTAYS SHOWIXG CHANGES MADE DURING SEASON ENTERPRISE ON EARLY TRIAL ENTERPRISE SAILING TO WINDWARD WITH GENOA JIB SET
THE DERRICK BOOM HOLDING THE MAST - The shrouds and stays are being fitted in place and set up. "ENTERPRISE'S" SHROUDS SHOWING CHANGES MADE DURING SEASON "ENTERPRISE'S" BACKSTAYS AND HEADSTAYS SHOWIXG CHANGES MADE DURING SEASON ENTERPRISE ON EARLY TRIAL - The lower spreader is lifted to make a clear lead for the No. 2 jib topsail sheet. ENTERPRISE SAILING TO WINDWARD WITH GENOA JIB SET - All interference with the set of the genoa is obviated by lifting the spreader and by returning the upper shroud to the mast.
ENTERPRISE (TO WINDWARD) PASSING RESOLUTE ON WINDWARD LEG, TWO MINUTES AFTER THE START OF SECOND RACE START OF LONG ISLAND SOUND RACE, MAY 17 "ENTERPRISE" BEATING TO LEEWARD IN LAST TRIAL RACE ENTERPRISE DURALUMIN MAST BEING PLACED ON BARGE  	MODELS OF 1930 CUP CANDIDATES - Top to bottom: Weetamoe, Enterprise, Whirlwind, Yankee.
ENTERPRISE (TO WINDWARD) PASSING RESOLUTE ON WINDWARD LEG, TWO MINUTES AFTER THE START OF SECOND RACE
START OF LONG ISLAND SOUND RACE, MAY 17 - Resolute (left), Vanitie (centre). Enterprise (right). "ENTERPRISE" BEATING TO LEEWARD IN LAST TRIAL RACE - This photograph was taken from a blimp, a few hours before Enterprise was chosen to defend The America's Cup. ENTERPRISE DURALUMIN MAST BEING PLACED ON BARGE MODELS OF 1930 CUP CANDIDATES - Top to bottom: Weetamoe, Enterprise, Whirlwind, Yankee.
MODELS OF RELIANCE (1903) AND SHAMROCK V (1930) FIRST RACE OF CUP CANDIDATES OFF GLENN COVE - Left to right: Enterprise, Weetamoe, Resolute, Vanitie, Whirlwind. THIRTY SECONDS AFTER START OF FIRST RACE - Left to right: Enterprise, Vanitie, Whirlwind, Resolute, Weetamoe. Chart of Long Island Sound races (June 11-17) "WEETAMOE":  Note the high foretriangle and consequent absence of upper spreaders, and jumper struts.
MODELS OF RELIANCE (1903) AND SHAMROCK V (1930) FIRST RACE OF CUP CANDIDATES OFF GLENN COVE - Left to right: Enterprise, Weetamoe, Resolute, Vanitie, Whirlwind. THIRTY SECONDS AFTER START OF FIRST RACE - Left to right: Enterprise, Vanitie, Whirlwind, Resolute, Weetamoe. Chart of Long Island Sound races (June 11-17) "WEETAMOE": Note the high foretriangle and consequent absence of upper spreaders, and jumper struts.
"YANKEE": Note the four sets ut short spreaders ami the two long jumper struts. "WHIRLWIND" - Note the stern; she is a "double-ender" START OF THE FIRST EASTERN YACHT CLUB RACE, JUNE 23 Chart of Eastern Yacht Club races (June 23-25) Looking forward of Enterprise below deck
"YANKEE": Note the four sets ut short spreaders ami the two long jumper struts. "WHIRLWIND" - Note the stern; she is a "double-ender" START OF THE FIRST EASTERN YACHT CLUB RACE, JUNE 23 Chart of Eastern Yacht Club races (June 23-25) Looking forward of Enterprise below deck
Looking aft of Enterprise below deck "WEETAMOE" CLOSE-HAULED ON HER WAY TO THE STARTING LINE OF SVENTH OBSERVATION RACE LOOKING UP AT "ENTERPRISE'S" WOODEN MAST AND SPREADERS LOOKING UP AT "ENTERPRISE'S" DURALUMIN MAST AND STEEL SPREADERS "ENTERPRISE" FINISHING SECOND IN THE RACE FOR THE CITY OF NEWPORT CUP
Looking aft of Enterprise below deck "WEETAMOE" CLOSE-HAULED ON HER WAY TO THE STARTING LINE OF SVENTH OBSERVATION RACE
LOOKING UP AT "ENTERPRISE'S" WOODEN MAST AND SPREADERS LOOKING UP AT "ENTERPRISE'S" DURALUMIN MAST AND STEEL SPREADERS "ENTERPRISE" FINISHING SECOND IN THE RACE FOR THE CITY OF NEWPORT CUP
ENTERPRISE" REACHING ON THE SECOND LEG OF SECOND EASTERN YACHT CLUB RACE CHART OF THE NEW YORK YACHT CLUB CRUISE (AUGUST 2-9) "ENTERPRISE'S" PARK AVENUE BOOM THE PARK AVENUE BOOM FROM ALOFT CHART OF OBSERVATION RACES (JULY 7- 17) - WINDWARD AND LEEWARD COURSES - TRIANGULAR COURSES
ENTERPRISE" REACHING ON THE SECOND LEG OF SECOND EASTERN YACHT CLUB RACE
CHART OF THE NEW YORK YACHT CLUB CRUISE (AUGUST 2-9) "ENTERPRISE'S" PARK AVENUE BOOM THE PARK AVENUE BOOM FROM ALOFT - Note the aerodynamic curve at the foot o£ the mainsail, the width of the boom (which prevents a down draft under it) and the man walking on it. CHART OF OBSERVATION RACES (JULY 7- 17) - WINDWARD AND LEEWARD COURSES - TRIANGULAR COURSES
"ENTERPRISE" BEATING TO WINDWARD IN SECOND TRIAL RACE "ENTERPRISE" HITTING A SEA ON WINDWARD LEG, SECOND TRIAL RACE "SHAMROCK V” ON THE WIND IN A LIGHT BREEZE "ENTERPRISE" WITH HER HEAVY WEATHER RIG ON FINAL TRIAL SPIN Part of the fleet following the first race
"ENTERPRISE" BEATING TO WINDWARD IN SECOND TRIAL RACE "ENTERPRISE" HITTING A SEA ON WINDWARD LEG, SECOND TRIAL RACE "SHAMROCK V” ON THE WIND IN A LIGHT BREEZE - Note the high foretriangle and consequent absence o£ upper spreaders and jumper struts. Note also the double set of small intermediary spreaders. "ENTERPRISE" WITH HER HEAVY WEATHER RIG ON FINAL TRIAL SPIN Part of the fleet following the first race
CHART OF  AMERICA'S CUP RACES Enterprise (left) and Shamrock V forty seconds before start of first race Enterprise (left) homeward bound, passing Shamrock V outward bound, in the first race "ENTERPRISE" WINNING THE FIRST AMERICA'S CUP RACE Ten seconds after the start of second America's Cup race
CHART OF AMERICA'S CUP RACES
Enterprise (left) and Shamrock V forty seconds before start of first race Enterprise (left) homeward bound, passing Shamrock V outward bound, in the first race
"ENTERPRISE" WINNING THE FIRST AMERICA'S CUP RACE - The photograph was taken from the Race Committee tug (on left).
Ten seconds after the start of second America's Cup race
Forty seconds before the start of the third race Two minutes after the start of the third race SAILING INTO NEWPORT HARBOR AFTER THIRD AMERICA'S CUP RACE FIVE SECONDS BEFORE THE START OF FOURTH AMERICA'S CUP RACE "SHAMROCK V" ON THE WIND
Forty seconds before the start of the third race Two minutes after the start of the third race SAILING INTO NEWPORT HARBOR AFTER THIRD AMERICA'S CUP RACE
FIVE SECONDS BEFORE THE START OF FOURTH AMERICA'S CUP RACE "SHAMROCK V" ON THE WIND

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