1903 America's Cup/Timelines

From Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium
Jump to: navigation, search
This article is developing and not approved.
Main Article
Talk
Related Articles  [?]
Bibliography  [?]
External Links  [?]
Citable Version  [?]
Timelines [?]
 
A timeline (or several) relating to 1903 America's Cup.
  • August 7 1902 Challenge signed by the RUYC
  • October 16 1902 Challenge accepted by the NYYC
  • March 17 1903 Shamrock III launched
  • April 12, 1903 Reliance launched
  • August 16 1903 Official measurement of the entrants by the NYYC
  • August 20 1903 First attempt declared "no race" with Reliance in the lead
  • August 22 1903 First race, Reliance wins by 7 minutes 3 seconds
  • August 25 1903 Second race, Reliance wins by 1 minute 19 seconds
  • August 27 1903 "No race", Reliance crossing finish first
  • August 29 1903 For first time in America's Cup history race postponed due to high winds
  • August 31 1903 "No race", time expires with Reliance in lead
  • September 3 1903 Final race, Reliance declared victor, Shamrock III fails to cross line