Accession Number: 1984.187.170465F
Title: STORM, #330, Winner of Vineyard Race, 1961
Category: PHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Overall Size: overall: 5 x 4 in
Date Created: 1961
Photographer: Rosenfeld and Sons
Description: 5x7 in. Kodak negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons during the time of the Vineyard Race in 1961. Image of the temporarily ketch-rigged, STORM, sail #330, undersail, port beam view. In the distant background are other sailing vessels. STORM, sail #330, was a 39' auxiliary sloop built and designed in 1955 by the Luders Marine Construction Company of Stamford, Conn. for Alfred E."Bill" Luders, Jr. Bill Luders won the Vineyard Race twice, in 1959 and 1961, using a temporary controversial ketch rig with a mainsail called a "bikini". Stamped neg. sleeve info.: "170465 / [Box] 5828." Handwritten in pencil: "Vineyard Race / 330 STORM / winner / winner class D." CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.
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