New York Yacht Club Cruise, vessels undersail, 1954

safety negative

Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, Long Island Sound
safety film, Kodak #51
4x5 in.

4x5 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons on Long Island Sound during the time of the New York Yacht Club Cruise of 1954. Image of 73'5" Sparkman and Stephens designed, Henry B. Nevins built auxiliary yawl BOLERO (built 1949 in City Island, N.Y.), 71.5' Sparkman & Stephens designed, Quincy Adams Yacht Yard built auxiliary yawl WINDIGO (built 1937 in Quincy, Mass.), 70' Clinton Crane designed, Henry B. Nevins built 12 meter class sloop GLEAM (built 1937 in City Island, NY), 70' Sparkman & Stephens designed, Henry B. Nevins built 12 meter class sloop VIM (built 1939 in City Island, N.Y.) and two other unidentified sloops at start of NYYC Cruise. Visible in image: starboard beam views of WINDIGO (175), GLEAM (12/US11), VIM (12/15), BOLERO (134), and two unidentified sloops on port close reach under full sails, WINDIGO flies owner Walter S. Gubelmann's private signal- white swallowtail with blue border and two links, one blue, the other red, forming a cross- on mizzenmast and BOLERO flies owner John Nicholas Brown's private signal- white swallow tail with two vertical blue stripes with star in center- on mizzenmast, land in background. Stamped on original negative sleeve: "142435F / N.Y.Y.C. 1954 / 5373" and handwritten: "START / pg 161". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. For more information see: A CENTURY UNDER SAIL, text by Stanley Rosenfeld, p. 161.

BOLERO yawl, #134, 73'; UNIDENTIFIED yawl, #175; GLEAM sloop, 12 meter, US #11; UNIDENTIFIED sloop, 12 meter, #15

Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection

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