CYANE, #PCC-17, reefing mainsail, Newport Bermuda Race, 1950

safety negative

Rosenfeld and Sons
safety film, Kodak
overall: 4 x 5 in

4x5 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons during the time of the Newport to Bermuda Race in 1950. Image of CYANE, a 46'4" Pacific Cruising Class sloop, sail #PCC17, designed by Sparkman & Stephens and built by Kettenburg Boat Works of San Diego, California in 1950, undersail, starboard beam view on a very mild starboard tack. A group of three men are gathered at the mast base to reef the mainsail. Stamped neg. sleeve info.: "127005F / NEWPORT-BERMUDA 1950 / [Box] 5116". Handwritten in pencil: "SAT / PCC-17 / CYANE - Reefing Mainsail / Roller Reefing Gear". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.


Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection

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