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The America's Cup Yachts: The Rhode Island Connection

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The dominance of the New York Yacht Club, in possession of the America's Cup between 1851 and 1983, has given Newport, Rhode Island, the status of yachting capital of the world. Seven of the most respected America's Cup defenders were built in Bristol, Rhode Island. The state's contribution to racing yacht technology began in Bristol, when N.G. Herreshoff designed and built the Vigilant in 1893. The Goetz Custom Sailboat Company continues the Bristol tradition of building superior sailing vessels, many of which have been ...

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The America's Cup Yachts: The Rhode Island Connection
1999, Arcadia Publishing (SC)

ISBN-13: 9780738500904

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America's Cup Yachts: The Rhode Island Connection
1999, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781531600587

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