The Canoe, the Cup, and the Captor

From Canoes: A Natural History in North America by Mark Neuzil and Norman Sims

  • Vesper was a decked sailing canoe 15-feet-6 1/2-inches long by 30 1/2 inches wide.
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  • August 26, 1885
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  • In this photograph titled “The Canoe, The Cup and The Captor,” R. W. Gibson poses with the International Challenge Cup, which he won in the Rushton Vesper that he had designed, August 26, 1885.