American Yacht List Volume 2

American Yacht List Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...not being considered. The sailing length shall be: (length over all + 4 times the length on the water.line). T1me Allowance.--The time allowance for all yachts shall be calculated according to the N. G. Herreshoff table and shall be given for the shortest distance over the course reckoned in statute miles. MAY 30th, 1895.--ANNUAL. REGATTA.--Wind S., moderate. Weather clear. Sea smooth. NAME, CLASS AND RIG. FIRST CLASS. Bambino Sloop Flight Sloop Sistae Sloop Pointer Sloop Addie Sloop Millie Cat Clio Cat Yawl Torment Sloop SECOND CLASS. Thyra Sloop Vera Cat Medea Sloop Althea Sloop Amoroso Cat Annie Sloop Winners. Regatta Committee--Joseph K. Nye, Theodore Bayl1ss, Fred. V. Hadley, Arthur W. Forbes, Frank H. Murkland. JTJIyY 4th, 1895.--FINAIy OF "WORLD'S CUP" RACE.For a Cup presented by the "Cleveland World" for boats under 35 ft. sailing length having won the same twice. COURSE--West, 7 miles to windward and return. Wind W., light. Weather clear. Sea smooth. JULY 14th, 1895.--POSTPONED CLUB REGATTA OF JULY 4th.--Course--7 miles to windward and return. Wind X. E., moderate. Weather clear. Sea moderate. Club No. 56--Cleveland--Continued. SEPTEMBER 2d, 1895.--ANNUAL FAI, I REGATTA.--Course--N. by E. and return. Wind, S. by V. Weather fine. Sea smooth. TIME UIOWANCE RULE.--To the square root of the sail area add the load water-line length and divide the sum by two.---'--= # The result is the measurement for time allowance. 2 The measurement shall be obtained as follows: A base line to be taken from a point midway between the jib topsail stay and the jibstay ou bowsprit, or the flying jibstay on jib-boom, in a straight line to the end on the main boom. w1th the excess of the length of gaff, measured from after side of...show more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236608569
  • 9781236608567