Cabin sloops racing, c. 1924. The lead boat is believed to be Ray Davis’ Duchess

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Cabin sloops racing, c. 1924. The lead boat is believed to be Ray Davis’ Duchess

Subject

Sailing

Description

Three cabin sloops racing. Duchess, an Islip Class designed by William Gardner in 1909 is believed to be the lead boat. Ray Davis brought Duchess to Galveston Bay in 1922. The Gardner Islip is not to be confused with the smaller Cox and Stevens Islip of which Houston Yacht Club had five in 1924.

Creator

Houston Yacht Club

Source

Houston Yacht Club Archives, LaPorte, Texas

Publisher

Houston Yacht Club via Rice University

Date

1924

Rights

This material is in the public domain. Creative Commons license: Attribution 3.0 Unported.

Format

Photograph

Type

image

Identifier

HYC00043

License

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/

Is Version Of

Published in book form as part of “From Buffalo Bayou to Galveston Bay : the history of the Houston Yacht Club” by HYC Fleet Historian Dora F. (Sam) Akkerman, 2nd edition, 2008, Houston Yacht Club, publisher.

Is Part Of

Houston Waterways collections online at https://scholarship.rice.edu/handle/1911/36090 and http://digital.houstonlibrary.org/ (search "waterways").

Has Version

View full digital object online at http://hdl.handle.net/1911/37608.

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Citation

Houston Yacht Club, “Cabin sloops racing, c. 1924. The lead boat is believed to be Ray Davis’ Duchess,” Houston Waterways, accessed June 13, 2024, https://digitalprojects.rice.edu/wrc/waterways/items/show/1336.

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