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Shamrock V, J Class Yacht, MYBA Boat Show Genoa
Genoa

This panorama is from Shamrock V, taken at the MYBA Boat Show at Genoa. The ship was built in 1930 for Sir Thomas Lipton's fifth and last America's Cup challenge. Designed by Nicholson, she was the first British yacht to be built to the new J Class Rule and is the only remaining J to have been built in wood. After launch she was continually upgraded with changes to hull shape and rudder. The rig was also modified to create the most effective racing sail plan but she was no match for the faster US design "Enterprise".

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Copyright: Thomas Krueger
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6000x3000
Uploaded: 27/03/2009
Updated: 08/10/2014
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Tags: shamrock; sailing ship; j class; yacht; myba show
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