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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)

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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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R6VVANDERBILT PILOTS YACHT TO VICTORY

NEWPORT, R.I., Sept. 25. -- The America's Cup will remain in the United States. The most bitterly contested series of races for the famous old yachting trophy ended today when Rainbow, the defender, boiled over the finish line fifty-five seconds ahead of Endeavour.

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Puritan was the 1885 America's Cup defender.

When the challenge of Genesta had been made public, a party of Boston business men decided to build a vessel for cup defense, to represent New England. The syndicate included Mr. J. Malcolm Forbes, who was to bear the bulk of the expense; Gen. Charles J. Paine, Mr. William Gray, Jr.,...

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DufraisSVSimon Dufrais was born in 1960, and from a very early age he showed a prodigious interest in the sea. This exceptionally talented artist studied at the West Surrey College of Art and Design and also at Reigate College of Art, and after graduating he worked as a freelance illustrator of historical themes.

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WrightBVFor many years, Mr. Wright has been a professional painter with a particular interest in marine and landscape subjects. He works outdoors in all seasons, and paints in both watercolors and oils. Most of his paintings are completed on site.

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