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Title: Forest and stream
Year: 1873 (1870s)
Subjects: Periodicals Hunting Fishing Outdoor life Sports
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : [Forest and Stream Publishing Co.]
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library
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to that end, and in this it is likelyto succeed most thoroughly. It is needless to say that Mr. Sweets challenge is off, butwhether another will follow is as yet uncertain. No one whofully understands the present conditions is likely to risk so muchfor the small chance of return. It may be that some Quixotic-Briton, with more valor than discretion, will rush hastily in witha challenge; but one such attempt is likely to prove enough. Cer-tainly if he should venture across with a yacht under the maxi-mum he will take a very great risk. The present year is likely to be a notable one in the Cup annals,for the Cup has been saved twice; once by the skill and fair sailingof General Paine and once by the quasi legal action of the hold-ers, which has locked it up so safely that there is little chance ofa future challenge and still less of a race under equal conditions. SPEEDWELL. THE accompanying diagram represents the midship section ofMr. Henry Bryants new cruising schooner, now building by
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Smith, of South Boston. The leading dimensions and elements ofthe yacht are: Length over all 107ft. Length on l.w.l 90ft. Beam, extreme 23ft. 3in. Beam, l.w.l 21ft. lOin. Draft 13ft. Least freeboard 3ft. Hin. Overhang forward 1ft. Length of fore body 51ft. Length of after body 39ft. Area of midship section 107sq. ft.! C.B. from stem 49.88 ft. O.B. below l.w.l 2.98 ft. O.L.R. aft of stem 51 Ballast, short tons 56 Keel, 42ft. long, short tons 35 Area lower sails 6,030sq. ft. Bowsprit, outboard 36ft, Main mast, deck to hounds 63ft. Main boom 63ft. Main gaff 37ft. Maintopmast 31ft. Foremast, deck to hounds. 58ft. Foretopmast 28ft.. Mastheads flft. Foremast from stem 24ft. Hin. Mainmast from stem 56ft. 3Min. The. bowsprit will be a round spar, with no jibboom. PROBABLY THE FIRST CENTERBOARD.—Editor Forest andStream; John and Townsend Stites, brothers, were born and livedall their lives at Beesleys Point, Great Egg Harbor, New Jersey.John Stites died about 1865, aged 81, and Townsend a fe
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