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Puritan was a wooden centerboard sloop designed by E. Burgess and built by Lawley in 1885 as a successful America's Cup defender. LOA 94ft, LWL 81-1.5ft. Priscilla was an iron centerboard sloop designed by A. Cary Smith and built by Harlan & Hollingsworth in 1885 as an unsuccessful defense candidate for that year's America's Cup races. LOA 96-1ft. LWL 85ft. Atlantic was a wooden centerboard sloop designed by Philip Ellsworth and built by John F. Mumm of New York in 1886 as an unsuccessful defense candidate for that year's America's Cup races.
Atlantic Yacht Club regatta. Puritan was not timed after drifting over the finish line on the wrong side of the judge's boat.
See also: Henry Peabody R.A.Y. #5, p. 6 (Atlantic), R.A.Y. #6, p. 6 (Priscilla) and R.A.Y. #4 (Puritan)
sloops (sailing vessels)
cutters (sailing vessels)
Stebbins negative 966
Nathaniel L. Stebbins photographic collection
Wilmington (New Castle county, Delaware)
New York City (New York state)
Stebbins, N. L. (Nathaniel Livermore), 1847-1922 (Photographer)
Harlan and Hollingsworth Company
Atlantic Yacht Club
Atlantic Yacht Club Regatta