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   "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)



00418VRANGER BEATS ENDEAVOUR II BY BIGGEST MARGIN IN FIFTY YEARS

Huge Newport Spectator Fleet Ranges From Rowboats to Ocean-Going Craft; FOG COVERS RETURN OF FLEET TO HARBOR But Skippers Report Perfect Day of Cruising in World's Biggest Sports Arena.

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YACHTS JOCKEYING FOR POSITION JUST BEFORE START OF RACE YESTERDAY. Endeavour Leading Rainbow as the Boats Approach the Line.RAINBOW GAINS BIG LEAD BUT RACE IS NO CONTEST AS TIME LIMIT EXPIRES.

NEWPORT, R.I., Sept. 15. -- Under a sky trellised with clouds that were unfruitful of breeze, Endeavour, the British challenger, and Rainbow, the defender, attempted to sail their first America's Cup match today.

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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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DunravenVWindham Thomas Wyndham-Quin, 4th Earl of Dunraven and Mount-Earl, (12 February 1841 – 14 June 1926), styled Viscount Adare between 1850 and 1871, was an Irish journalist, landowner, entrepreneur, sportsman and Conservative politician.
He served as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies under Lord Salisbury from 1885 to 1886 and 1886 to 1887...

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BeecheyRBVRichard Brydges Beechey (1808 – 14 March 1895) was an Anglo-Irish painter and admiral in the Royal Navy. Beechey was one of the 18 children of British painters Sir William Beechey and Ann Phyllis Jessop. His brothers included the British sea captain and painter Frederick William Beechey, the portraitist Henry William Beechey and the painter George Duncan Beechey.

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ConradPVGraphiste pour des chantiers navals,architectes navals, entreprises nautiques et maritimes (Beneteau, Stardust, Cunard, Coupe de l'America, etc...) Philippe Conrad a acquis une grande expérience dans ces domaines, et ensuite est devenu peintre de marines.

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