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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)

SECOND CUP RACE CALLED OFF WHEN TIME EXPIRES

Challenger is outsailed from start

SUNDAY, JULY 18, 1920 - Resolute took the lead in yesterday's race immediately after the starting signal and was never ...

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By the time Lord Dunraven's yacht arrived on this side there was plenty of faith displayed in Vigilant. She was as firmly fixed in the hearts of Americans as Volunteer, Mayflower or Puritan had ever been, though it cannot be said that the man who designed her was as popular as Burgess, nor her manager, Mr. C. Oliver Iselin, as was Gen. Paine.

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Lines of schooner MagicThe magic remains intact

Few documents on Magic which therefore retains all its magic ...
Only this drawing of Herbert L. Stone, who can get an idea of lines of the first winner of the Cup and to compare its size with that of the challenger (see drawing below).

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SHAMROCK VX3D

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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Photos of Shamrock III, challenger of the America's Cup in 1903 while crossing the Atlantic with Shamrock I.Gallery "Sir Thomas Lipton"

As the first race for the Cup was scheduled for August 20th, it was planned to bring Shamrock III. over early in the year so as to give her plenty of time to get into proper shape on this side of the water. Instead of fitting out Shamrock II,, which was already in this country it will be remembered, to race against her here, it was decided to bring over the first Shamrock, as she was already in commission and was sailing in consistent form.

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BaxterCMVColin M Baxter is a professional marine artist who works in a studio/gallery at Royal Clarence Yard, (aka Royal Clarence Marina) Gosport, Hampshire.

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ClarkCMVThe paintings of C. Myron Clark range from cityscapes to landscapes to historical subjects, yet it is for his marine paintings that he is best known. He painted numerous sailing ships and often painted historic ships; one of his favorite subjects was the U.S.S. Constitution, which he painted many times.

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