Reliance in dry dock at Erie Basin, Aug. 17, 1903

The 1903 America's Cup was won by the American sloop Reliance, who won all three races against the Irish challenger, Shamrock III.  This was the 12th America's Cup.

Reliance was designed by legenday Nathanael Herreshoff, and skippered by Charlie Barr.

Reliance was entered by a syndicate of wealthy New York Yacht Club members.

For more about the Reliance see The Herreshoff Marine Museum / America's Cup Hall Of Fame's articles on the mystery of its steering wheel and What happened to Reliance?



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