Lessons from America

America's_Cup_yacht_America

Lithograph of the original 1851 America’s Cup champion yacht
America. Click here for a site about the America – it’s written
in German but has some small-ish drawings and photos

Paul Austin of Dallas, Texas, has written an essay for Duckworksmagazine shooting down British theories about way America won, and draws two conclusions from her career. The first concerns her lines and the second the way her subsequent owners failed to care for it.

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