SEA GYPSY and AVANTI in coastal picket patrol race, first race, July 25, 1943
Sylvia, Richard Pratt
USA, NY, Greenport
overall: 5 x 7 in.
Silver print; black-and-white photograph of coastal picket patrol race, first race, July 25, 1943; bow view of schooner SEA GYPSY (built as QUEEN TYI, 1929), CGR-1989 on left, starboard view of yawl AVANTI (built 1937), CGR-3042 and other unidentified picket patrol vessels. Included in photograph album 2007.44.1. Print reproduced from original negative (1997.108.86) by Richard Pratt Sylvia. A series of three races was sponsored by the Shelter Island Yacht Club during the summer of 1943.