Here the yachts are both sailing under a twenty-knot breeze, and the effect is most beautiful as they turn the stake, the Shamrock leading by one-eight of a mile. The sailors working at the ropes make a most beautiful effect as the yachts pull about for home and begin the great struggle which ended in the awarding of the cup to Columbia.
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