Thursday, October 15, 2009

John Cox Stevens.

Founder of the New York Yacht Club 1844,and whose club was the invoved with the 1851 acceptance of the invite to compete for the 100 guinea cup which they won with the Schooner "America" ( Please see earlier post. He was of course the first Commodore, the club is still in great shape in these modern times today, although I shudder to guess at the cost of membership today.

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