Shamrock III 1903

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Dimension: Length 45cm X Width 16cm

Material used: Teak and beech wood

Description

Name: Shamrock III

Type: Half Hull

Year: 1903

Shamrock III was a yacht that was the Royal Ulster Yacht Club’s.

She firstly make the entry for the 1903 America’s Cup.

The yacht was designed by William Fife and built by William Denny. Moreover, Brothers of Dumbarton, in Scotland. The boat was launched on March 17, 1903. Competed in the America’s Cup in 1903. After that, was defeated by the New York Yacht Club’s. She was reliance in all three races on 20 August 1903. The yacht was utilized for test racing against Shamrock IV in 1920. The 1903 America’s Cup was the 12th challenge for the Cup. The fourth of Nathaniel Herreshoff’s defenders for the cup.

 

Additional information

Weight 1.5 kg
Dimensions 50 × 21 × 9 cm