Sport: Defender Picked

On board Vincent Astor's big Nourmahal, the America's Cup Committee ate and drank a good dinner, then sat down to decide the business once and for all. They picked Enterprise, skippered by Harold Stirling Vanderbilt, to defend the cup against Shamrock V. It was the decision everyone had expected, but they had not expected it so soon. After beating Weetamoe in light airs, Enterprise established herself by beating her again next day in the second of the final official trials, in a high sea and a racing wind. Yankee, racing Whirlwind, made better...

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