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Sailing, Yachting & America's Cup

This is a small selection of our inventory of antique Sailing, Yachting & America's Cup prints for sale. Additional inventory is available. Contact us with your request. 1-800-879-6277 

005sail: 1895 Luxuries of Yachting. T. de Thulsrup's rendering of Five O'Clock Tea aboard a yacht. Original hand colored lithograph.
22x16 in. $90

012sail: 1887 Flagship Electra at World's Cup. On the second day of the race, Electra starts the competition on the outside course. Excellent hand watercolor engraving, authentic antique from Harper's Weekly. 16x11in.$50

013sail: 1870 Deckside View. "On Board the Cambria." Authentic antique hand colored engraving depicting deck hands at ease in the stern.
From Every Saturday. 14-1/2x11 in. $50

014sail: 1872 Regatta on the Thames. Sailors on deck awaiting orders for action. Genuine antique hand colored engraving, with descriptive
 text, from Harper's.
16x11 in. $40

015sail: 1889 A Reception on a Yacht. This double page, hand colored engraving is from the August, 1889 edition
of Harper's Weekly.
16x22 in. $150

016sail: 1887 The International Yacht Race-General View of the Course Sailed by the Yachts. This hand colored engraving is from the October, 1887 edition of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper and shows: Sandy Hook Lightship, Navesink Lights, Sandy Hook, Soutwest Spit, Coney Island Point, Quarantine Hospitals, Fort Hamilton, Fort Lafayette, Fort Wadsworth, Starting Point, Buoy no. 15-The Finish. size 11x16 in. $60

017sail: 1889 The Canoeing Season.-Sailing and Paddling Canoes-Their Appurtanances and Uses. This hand colored engraving shows 9 views: Knickerbocker Canoe Club, paddling shadow canoe, sail rigging and false keel, canoeist in uniform, shadow canoe skiff rigged, air tight racing canoe-showing inside steering gear, canoe under goose wing sail, lateen rigged canoe and fun for the ladies-a ducking for the commodeore. This unique print is from the July, 1889 edition
of Frank Leslie's
Illustrated Newspaper.
11x16 in. $50

101sail: 1887 Yachting Print. Six hand-colored scenes exhibiting the lifestyle in the upper echelons of society. Authentic antique print.
11-1/2x16 in. $50

103sail: 1895 Yachting Life. Large, attractive hand colored view by T. De Thulstrup showing "Luxuries of Yachting-Five o'clock Tea." .Authentic
antique print.
16x22 $150

104sail: 1887 Yachting, Sailing Races. Large, hand-colored engraving showing sailors measuring the speed of boats on board the "Electra."
16x22 in. $150

111sail: 1901 Yachts in New York. Print published in a 1901 issue of The Commercial Advertiser shows several photographs of yachts in New York being readied for the season. 11x16 in. $30


1885 Harper's Bazar hand colored wood engraving titled, "Yachting and Sea-Side Gowns." An ensemble of fashionably dressed women stand ready to board a yacht. Gowns shown are the Red, White and Blue Serge Gown; Dark Green Serge and White Flannelette Gown; White Irish Linen and Navy Blue Dungaree Gown; Royal Yacht Squadron Gown; and the Navy Blue and
White Bunting Gown.
15-1/2 x 11 in. $80

119sail: 1886 Hand colored wood engraving from Harper's Weekly showing, "The Race for the "America's" Cup, September 7 -- The "Mayflower" Crossing the
Line A Winner."
15-1/2 x 11 in. $60

123sail: 1899 Half-tones from a double-page Supplement to Harper's Weekly showing 10 half-tones of "'America's' Cup -- International Yacht-Race -- The Initial Trip of "Columbia," the Defending Yacht." Each scene shows the yacht in various stages as it
gets ready to sail.
22 x 15-1/2 in. $80

125sail: 1881 Wood engraving from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper showing, with text, "New York, -- The Contest for the "America" Cup -- The American Iron Sloop-Yacht "Mischief" Winning the First Race with the Canadian Sloop-Yacht "Atlanta," November 9th."
16 x 11 in. $40

127sail: 1901 Hand colored half-tone from Leslie's Weekly Illustrated titled, "Tuning Up" For the Cup Races -- On the Deck
of the "Constitution."
15 x 11 in. $60

131sail: 1888 Hand colored wood engraving from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper showing the opening of the American Yacht Club Building at Rye-Ladies' Day on top and the yacht "Grayling" "Breaking Out" her balloon jib-topsail in bottom engraving. Title of both engravings is, "Aquatic Sports -- The Annual Regatta of the New York Yacht Club, June 21st."
16 x 11 in. $60

133sail: 1901 Hand colored half-tones featured in Leslie's Weekly titled, "'Shamrock II.,' The Cup-Challenger, and Her Owner." Six half-tone scenes in all showing views of the "Shamrock" on its voyage with the crew and guests of the friendly sons of St. Patrick featured on bottom of page.
15-1/2 x 10-1/2 in. $50

140sail: 1885 Hand colored wood engraving from Harper's Weekly, A Journal of Civilization showing the crew "On Board the
Puritan -- "Getting Aft
the Main-Sheet."
16 x 11 in. $50


145sail: 1871 Hand colored wood engraving from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper titled, "Regatta of the New York Yacht Club, June 22d., -- Nearing
the Lightship.":
15-1/2 x 10-1/2 in. $50

1895 "Defender," America's Cup Winner in 1895. Photographic image showing the prized sailboat.
12 x 10 in. $95

The Trial Yacht Races "Changing Topsails" - 1886 Harper's Weekly. Hand colored, wood engraving.
10 3/8 x 15 3/4 in. $80

A Regatta - Rounding the Light-Ship. 1881 Harper's Weekly. Hand colored, wood engraving.
11 1/8 x 16 in. $80

Annual Schooner Race of the Royal Thames Yacht Club: The Yachts at the Mouse Light Ship. 1862 Harper's Weekly. Hand colored, wood engraving.
10 7/8 x 16 in. $80

The Ocean Yacht-Race between the "Fleetwing" and the "Henrietta." 1865 Harper's Weekly. Hand colored, wood engraving.
11 1/8 x 16 in. $80

Drilling the Crew of the "Vigilant." 1893 Harper's Weekly. Hand colored, wood engraving.
10 1/2 x 15 3/4 in. $80

The "Vigilant" defeats the "Britannia" in the race for a prize of five hundred dollars, over the queen's course off cowes, August 4th. 1894 Leslie's Weekly. Hand colored, wood engraving.
10 7/8 x 16 in. $80

Viewing the Regatta of the Atlantic Yacht Club. The "Wasp" rounding Scotland Light-Ship. 1892 Frank Leslie's Illustrated Weekly.
11 1/4 x 16 in. $60

The Race Across The Atlantic between The American Yachts "Coronet" and "Dauntless." - 1887 The Graphic. Hand colored, wood engraving.
15 7/8 x 23 in. $120

The Cup-Challenger "Shamrock" Close-Hauled on Port Tack & The Cup-Defender "Columbia" on Port Tack.
16 1/4 x 22 3/8 in. $120

On Board The Cambria. 1870 Every Saturday. Hand colored, wood engraving.
14 3/4 x 21 1/4 in. $80

The "Volunteer" Under Full Sail. 1887 Harper's Weekly. Wood engraving.
11 x 16 in. $60

The Departure of "Vigilant," America's Champion Yacht, for Foreign Waters. Showing 7 vignettes of the crew and views of the yacht. 1894 Leslie's Weekly. Half-tone engraving.
10 x 15 in. $60

The British Cutter "Genesta," Designated to compete for the America's Cup. 1885 Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newpaper. Hand colored, wood engraving.
10 3/4 x 11 in. $40

The Three Chief Contestants for the Goelet Cup for Schooners. "Sea Fox, Grayling and Sachem." 1888 Harper's Weekly. Hand colored, wood engraving.
10 1/4 x 15 7/8 in. $60

The Cowes Regatta. Top image showing the Royal Yacht Squadron Match: The "Ailsa" setting her Spinnaker. Bottom showing the Royal Yachts Illuminated. 1898 The Illustrated London News.
11 x 16 in. $60

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