FREEDOM, #US30, racing LIBERTY, using FREEDOM's sail, #US30, 1983

color slide (35mm only)

Rosenfeld, Stanley Z.
USA, RI, Newport
color film
overall: 1 x 1 1/2 in.

35mm color slide photographed by Stanley Z. Rosenfeld June, 1983 probably at the preliminary trials for the America's Cup potential defenders. Image of the 12 meter FREEDOM, #US30, racing LIBERTY, who is using FREEDOM's #US30 sail to see if it is a better sail. Both vessels show a port beam view on a mild port tack with LIBERTY in the center in the foreground and FREEDOM to the left in the background. FREEDOM, US #30 was a 12 meter sloop launched in 1979 by the Minneford Yacht Yard of City Island, New York and was designed by Olin Stephens of Sparkman & Stephens. LIBERTY, #US40, was a 12 meter sloop of 63'6" designed by Johan Valentijn and built by Newport Offshore of Newport, Rhode Island in 1983. Handwritten in pencil on mount: "Freedom / 1983 / Liberty". Stamped in blue in at bottom: "PHOTO © STANLEY ROSENFELD" and "7 (red) / JUN 83 NII". Verso: "Kodachrome SLIDE / PROCESSED BY KODAK". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection, Stanley Z. Rosenfeld photographer


Mystic Seaport, Stanley Z. Rosenfeld photographer

Related Subjects

Yacht racing
12 Meter Class yachts