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Reliance was the 1903 America’s Cup defender, the fourth defender from the famous designer Nat Herreshoff, and reportedly the largest gaff-rigged cutter ever built.    Reliance was designed to take full advantage of the Seawanhaka ’90-foot’ rating rule and was regarded as a “racing freak”, suitable only for use in certain conditions. The 1903 America’s Cup was the last to be raced according to the Seawanhaka rule.

Reliance was the 1903 America’s Cup defender, the fourth defender from the famous designer Nat Herreshoff, and reportedly the largest gaff-rigged cutter ever built. Reliance was designed to take full advantage of the Seawanhaka ’90-foot’ rating rule and was regarded as a “racing freak”, suitable only for use in certain conditions. The 1903 America’s Cup was the last to be raced according to the Seawanhaka rule.

Mike and Daphne Murray gaff-rigged dinghy in a half gale off Crinan, Scotland. -scottishboating: the evolution of small boat types.

Mike and Daphne Murray gaff-rigged dinghy in a half gale off Crinan, Scotland. -scottishboating: the evolution of small boat types.

Bilder/Pictures - Reimers Tumlaren

Bilder/Pictures - Reimers Tumlaren

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