imageAMERICA'S CUP
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)

No sooner had Galatea followed in the wake of Genesta as a defeated challenger than Albion's sons set out for another trial for the cup. This time the challenge came from Scotland, the Royal Clyde Yacht Club sending a letter proposing a race in 1887 on behalf of Mr. James Bell, with a boat of about the size of the Mayflower.

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The third "Deed of Gift"

Following the problems caused by the false waterline length of Thistle and alarmed by the growing British threat, the New York Yacht Club has decided to amend the Deed of Gift. This will be the beginning of a period of controversy that might have put an end to this story.

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Resolute and Vanitie in elimination series to decide Defender of the America's Cup

NEW YORK, SUNDAY, JANUARY 11, 1920.

It is the intention of the New York Yacht Club to resume its elimination contests between Resolute and Vanitie next spring and not pick the defender of the America's Cup until after the series is ended.

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00029VChallenger of America's Cup 1937, outsailed by the "Super J" Ranger

First challenger since the second challenge of the America's Cup in 1871 to be launched more one year before the race, her owner, TOM Sopwith thought to be better prepared especially as it has the exceptional training partner Endeavour I (1934) who failed to win the Cup in 1934 against Rainbow.

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SHAMROCK IVX3D

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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CooperJVJohn Cooper had a career in comics that spanned five decades and dozens of characters, although it will be for two action-packed and often violent strips that he will be remembered, one the memorable precursor to ‘Judge Dredd’.

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ColaciccoSVSalvatore Colacicco is a world-renowned marine artist. He was born in Bellagio, near Lake Como, in 1935. He studied at Brera Academy, Milan and lived thirty years in England. Almost all of his paintings have been exported to the United States.

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