Thomas J Lipton's America's Cup Campaigns

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Having built up his grocery empire and established his famous tea brand, Thomas Lipton used his wealth to enter a yacht for the America's Cup in 1899. This book tells the story of his subsequent obsession, challenging on five more occasions over the next three decades. Drawing on contemporary accounts and newspaper reports, the book includes a summary of the early years of the race and reviews the developments in yacht design up to and during the Lipton challenges.

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Thomas J Lipton's America's Cup Campaigns

Thomas J Lipton's America's Cup Campaigns

The Saga of One Man's Three-Decade Obsession with Winning the America's Cup

Hardback174pp Illustrated

9781625451019     Product Code: 225746

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Having built up his grocery empire and established his famous tea brand, Thomas Lipton used his wealth to enter a yacht for the America's Cup in 1899. This book tells the story of his subsequent obsession, challenging on five more occasions over the next three decades. Drawing on contemporary accounts and newspaper reports, the book includes a summary of the early years of the race and reviews the developments in yacht design up to and during the Lipton challenges.

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