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Silver Yacht Trophies Recall a Long History of America’s Cup Races

Are you a yacht enthusiast, braving the ocean waves to spend time sailing or racing? Or perhaps you follow America’s Cup, the prestigious yacht race named after the schooner America, the first winner of the race in 1851. Yachts and yacht clubs have undeniably shaped seaside culture, and silver trophies such as the ones pictured here represent the best of the best in yachting history.

Gorham Sterling Silver Larchmont Yacht Club Trophy Coffeepot, 1888 (Lot 134, Estimate $800-$1,200)

In the 18th and early 19th century, yacht clubs were established in European countries such as Russia, Ireland and Sweden.… Read More

October 9 | Lecture: "The Herreshoff Legacy"

Kurt Hasselbalch, Curator of the Hart Nautical Collection, MIT Museum

Thursday, October 9, 2014 6PM, Boston

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Join us for a special lecture: “The Herreshoff Legacy”

Given by Kurt Hasselbalch, Curator of the Hart Nautical Collection, MIT Museum

Reception: 5:30PM Lecture: 6PM

Skinner Boston Gallery 63 Park Plaza Boston, MA 02116

The event is free and open to the public.

Yachting undeniably reflects America’s maritime culture. … Read More