Yacht Britannia and Yacht Navahoe racing in The Brenton Reef Cup in 1893

Yacht Britannia and Yacht Navahoe racing in The Brenton Reef Cup in 1893

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Yacht Britannia and the American Yacht Navahoe at the start of the Brenton Reef Cup sailed in near gale conditions from Needles to Cherbourg and back in 1893. After corrected time it was won by Britannia by a margin of just 2.5 seconds! However, after a protest about the position of the mark boat at the finish, the race was awarded to the American Yacht

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Dimensions:

Height 43 cm / 16 2932"
Width 59 cm / 23 316"
Framed Height 60 cm / 23 1932"
Framed Width 73 cm / 28 34"
Medium

oil on artist board

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