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 (V&V July 2014)

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FINAL CUP RACE PUT OFF TILL TOMORROW
BREEZE TOO STIFF FOR BOTH CONTESTANTS

SIR THOMAS VEXED BY POSTPONEMENT

SUNDAY, JULY 25, 1920 - A twenty-five knot southwester that kicked up a rather riotous sea and made club topsails things to be left ...

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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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BernathSVSandor Bernath was born in Hungary in 1892, but emigrated to the United States as a youth. In the early 1920’s, Bernath was an up and coming artist in New York City. He became a member of the American Watercolor Society and the Brooklyn Society of Modern Artists.

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01056V1Skipper of RESOLUTE (1920) and YANKEE (1930 & 1934)

Charles Francis Adams III (August 2, 1866 – June 10, 1954) was the United States Secretary of the Navy under President Herbert Hoover and a well-known yachtsman. Charlie Adams, as he is known among his friends, is the head of the Adams family, one that has been famous in the history of this country.

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