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2 edition of Races for the "America"s" Cup. found in the catalog.

Races for the "America"s" Cup.

Richard Desborough Burnell

Races for the "America"s" Cup.

by Richard Desborough Burnell

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  • 6 Currently reading

Published by MacDonald & Co .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination222p.,ill.,25cm
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20896811M

  The syndicate that eventually takes on Team New Zealand for the America’s Cup will be well prepared, after the race conditions for an exhausting challenger series were confirmed. This book is the story, told by Dennis Conner who was the first American to lose the America's Cup and win it back. Great story and one not likely to be repeated in the near future where are chances hav I've always been found of sailing, racing in many regattas thoughout the years and a couple of regional and national races in the Thistle class/5.

Comeback: my race for the America's Cup User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Conner holds a unique place in the history of the America's Cup: He was the first to lose it and the first to win it back.3/5(1). This year's th anniversary of the America's Cup provides a unique, never again to be repeated opportunity to purchase a copy of the most famous book on the Cup, one that is considered the official and most detailed history of the first 50 years. Published originally in in a limited and numbered edition of only 3, copies, the book is almost impossible to find and even used copies.

Books > Antiquarian & Collectible. Email to friends Share on Facebook - opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter Races For The America's Cup (R. D. Burnell - ) (ID) $ Free shipping. Samuel Money Christie / Drama and color in the America's Cup Races Seller Rating: % positive. A Forbes Best Book of the Year The America's Cup, first awarded in , is the oldest trophy in international sports, and one of the most hotly contested. In , Larry Ellison, co-founder and billionaire CEO of Oracle Corporation, decided to run for the coveted prize and found an unlikely partner in Norbert Bajurin, a car radiator mechanic who had recently been named Com/5(64).


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Races for the "America"s" Cup by Richard Desborough Burnell Download PDF EPUB FB2

The America's Cup, affectionately known as the Auld Mug, is a trophy awarded to the winner of the America's Cup match races between two sailing yacht, known as the defender, represents the yacht club that currently holds the America's Cup and the second yacht, known as the challenger, represents the yacht club that is challenging for the recent champion(s): Royal New Zealand Yacht.

By "sachink24" on Ma For America's cup enthusiasts, this is a fun book to read. It goes into the epic loss to Australia and how the cup was won back. The subject matter is very technical. However, it is still worth reading just to know about the behind-the-scenes action in the years before the and America's cup/5(9).

Not a bad book. Relates the story of the Stars n' Stripes campaign for the America's Cup races in Australia. But Connor is kind of insufferable; everything he does is great. Whenever things go badly, Races for the Americas Cup.

book usually someone else's fault. Little sense of humour, which might have lightened the book's tone/5(9). A Forbes Best Book of the Year The America’s Cup, first awarded inis the oldest trophy in international sports, and one of the most hotly contested.

InLarry Ellison, co-founder and billionaire CEO of Oracle Corporation, decided to run for the coveted prize and found an unlikely partner in Norbert Bajurin, a car radiator mechanic who had recently been named Commodore of the blue /5().

They may look like giant pond skaters, but these cutting-edge flying machines are the first versions of the yachts that will contest the America's Cup in Auckland's Exciting 36th America's Cup Race Course.

Race Course Area. In accordance with the Protocol for the 36th America’s Cup, the race course area for the Prada Cup and America’s Cup Match was also announced. The Racing Area is defined by a varied area outlined across the wider Hauraki Gulf, running south along the North Shore beaches.

The America’s Cup is the oldest international sporting trophy in the world, first contested in in a race around the Isle of Wight. It could also make a claim to be the most unfair competition in all sport, because the winner (the ‘Defender’) gets to choose the venue for the next edition, and in large part sets the rules of engagement.

The news that the first America’s Cup World Series (ACWS) regatta of the 36th America’s Cup cycle will take place in Cagliari, Sardinia from April 23 – 26, has been announced at an event hosted by the Challenger of Record for the 36th America’s Cup and presented by Prada at the New York Yacht Club’s Harbour Court clubhouse in Newport, Rhode Island.

America’s Cup World Series Auckland. DECEMBERKNOW MORE. AUCKLAND / NEW ZEALAND THE PRADA CUP. JAN 15 - KNOW MORE. AUCKLAND / NEW ZEALAND America’s Cup World Series Auckland. DECEMBERKNOW MORE. As a sailor and an avid America's Cup fan this book is a fantastic account of Dennis Conner's campaign to return the America's Cup to the United States after having lost it to Australia in Starting with a brief account of his heart breaking loss to a more advanced Australian boat in and ending with his historic challenge in /5(9).

Log Books: The Ship's Logs which were kept onboard historic America's Cup yachts, sometimes published in book form. Bibliography: Other published lists of particular relevance to the subject of the America's Cup. Younger Readers: For teens or children, sometimes but not always for classroom use.

America’s Cup, one of the oldest and best-known trophies in international sailing yacht was first offered as the Hundred Guinea Cup on Augby the Royal Yacht Squadron of Great Britain for a race around the Isle of cup was won by the America, a foot (metre) schooner from New York City, and subsequently became known as the America’s Cup.

Written by Suzanne McFadden - Carolijn Brouwer plans to become the first woman to drive an America’s Cup challenger boat in the year history of the race. She tells Suzanne McFadden from why helming the first Dutch entry, and coming.

Author: Richard V. Simpson Publisher: Arcadia Publishing ISBN: Size: MB Format: PDF, Docs View: Get Books. The Quest For The America S Cup The Quest For The Americas Cup by Richard V. Simpson, The Quest For The America S Cup Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Quest For The America S Cup books, For over one hundred and fifty years, the America's Cup.

The 32nd America’s Cup in Valencia, Spain was a success on many levels. By bidding out the city, the organising authority was able to raise revenue on a scale previously unimagined.

A four-year programme of racing took America’s Cup racing to other European venues, drumming up interest in the event. The America's Cup was the twenty-sixth challenge for the America's Cup.

The American challenger Stars & Stri sailed by Dennis Conner, beat the Australian defender Kookaburra III, sailed by Iain Murray, in a four-race sweep in the best of seven series. Conner thus became the first person both to lose the America's Cup and then to win it back. COVID Resources.

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Get this from a library. Comeback: my race for the America's Cup. [Dennis Conner; Bruce Stannard] -- Describes the efforts of Dennis Conner to regain the America's Cup trophy which was lost in.

The America's Cup was the occasion of the first winning challenge to the New York Yacht Club, which had successfully defended the cup over a period of Australian syndicate representing the Royal Perth Yacht Club fielded the Australia II, skippered by John Bertrand, against defender Liberty, skippered by Dennis Conner.

Australia II won the match races after fighting back. Charts and diagrams show the race courses used for the regattas, components of the AC72 yacht, and historical comparisons since the beginning of the Cup in The book also explores the long history of the America’s Cup as a crucible for conceiving and developing innovative technology, along with the financial forces and nationality issues.

J Class yachts are synonymous with the America’s Cup as these slim, graceful beauties once represented the fleet racing for the Cup.

The metre Shamrock V, commissioned by Sir Thomas Lipton for his fifth and final bid, she was the first J Class yacht to compete for the fact that she is the only J Class yacht to be built in wood makes it all the more remarkable that Shamrock V is.

The 36th America’s Cup, however, continues to forge ahead, albeit in an abbreviated and, in many ways, more frenetic form. Never fear, though. Despite the compressed schedule, there has still been plenty of time for the kind of madcap controversy that is as much a part of Cup competition as the racing Author: Adam Cort.Conner has won the America's Cup three times, successfully defending the Cup inand and winning as the challenger in His loss in to Australian Alan Bond 's controversial wing-keeled challenger Australia II was the first Cup defender to be defeated in the year history of the race, simultaneously ending a run by the.