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Sparkman & Stephens

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Sparkman & Stephens is a naval architecture and yacht brokerage firm with offices in Greenwich, Connecticut, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and Newport, Rhode Island, USA. [1]

30 relations: America's Cup, Amphibious vehicle, Dolphin 24, DUKW, Fastnet Race, Flyer (yacht), Ford Motor Company, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Greenwich, Connecticut, Henry B. Nevins, Incorporated, List of sailboat designers and manufacturers, Nautor's Swan, Naval architecture, Newport, Rhode Island, Olin Stephens, Philip Rhodes, Presidential Medal of Freedom, Roderick Stephens, S&S 34, Sayula II, Swan 36, Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race, Tartan 34 C, Tartan 34-2, Volvo Ocean Race, William Shaw (yacht designer), World War II, Yacht, Yacht racing, Yachting (magazine).

America's Cup

The America's Cup, affectionately known as the "Auld Mug", is a trophy awarded to the winner of the America's Cup match races between two sailing yachts.

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Amphibious vehicle

An amphibious vehicle (or simply amphibian), is a vehicle that is a means of transport, viable on land as well as on (or under) water.

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Dolphin 24

The Dolphin 24 Sailboat is a Sparkman & Stephens Design #1497, 24 foot keelboat.

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DUKW

The DUKW (colloquially known as Duck) is a six-wheel-drive amphibious modification of the 2½ ton CCKW trucks used by the U.S. military during World War II and the Korean War.

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Fastnet Race

The Fastnet Race is a famous biennial offshore yacht race organised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club of the United Kingdom.

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Flyer (yacht)

Flyer (also known as Alaska Eagle 1981-2013) is a one off aluminium ocean racing ketch designed by Sparkman & Stephens and built by Jachtwerf W. Huisman.

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Ford Motor Company

Ford Motor Company (commonly referred to simply as "Ford") is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Fort Lauderdale (frequently abbreviated as Ft. Lauderdale) is a city in the U.S. state of Florida, north of Miami.

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Greenwich, Connecticut

Greenwich is an affluent town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States.

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Henry B. Nevins, Incorporated

Henry B. Nevins Incorporated was wooden-hull yacht builder in City Island, New York founded in 1907 by Henry B. Nevins.

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List of sailboat designers and manufacturers

This is a list of notable sailboat designers and manufacturers, which are described by an article in English Wikipedia.

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Nautor's Swan

Oy Nautor AB is a Finnish producer of luxury sailing yachts, based in Jakobstad.

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Naval architecture

Naval architecture, or naval engineering, along with automotive engineering and aerospace engineering, is an engineering discipline branch of vehicle engineering, incorporating elements of mechanical, electrical, electronic, software and safety engineering as applied to the engineering design process, shipbuilding, maintenance, and operation of marine vessels and structures.

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Newport, Rhode Island

Newport is a seaside city on Aquidneck Island in Newport County, Rhode Island, United States.

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Olin Stephens

Olin James Stephens II (April 13, 1908 – September 13, 2008) was an American yacht designer of the 20th century.

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Philip Rhodes

Philip Leonard Rhodes (1895–1974) was a naval architect known for his diverse yacht designs.

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Presidential Medal of Freedom

The Presidential Medal of Freedom is an award bestowed by the President of the United States and is—along with the comparable Congressional Gold Medal—the highest civilian award of the United States.

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Roderick Stephens

Roderick "Rod" Stephens, Jr. (1909–1995) was one of American's best known and respected sailors.

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S&S 34

S&S 34 is a cruising and racing fibreglass monohull sailboat class.

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Sayula II

Sayula II is a Swan 65 yacht designed by Sparkman & Stephens.

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Swan 36

Swan 36 is a GRP constructed, fin keeled, one tonner masthead sloop and it is the first Swan sailing yacht ever produced.

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Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race

The Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race is an annual event hosted by the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, starting in Sydney, New South Wales on Boxing Day and finishing in Hobart, Tasmania.

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Tartan 34 C

The Tartan 34 C is an American sailboat, that was designed by Sparkman & Stephens and first built in 1968.

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Tartan 34-2

The Tartan 34-2 is an American sailboat, that was designed by Sparkman & Stephens and first built in 1984.

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Volvo Ocean Race

The Volvo Ocean Race (formerly the Whitbread Round the World Race) is a yacht race around the world, held every three years.

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William Shaw (yacht designer)

Bill Shaw (died August 20, 2006) was an American-born yacht designer known for his long tenure at Pearson Yachts as their Chief Naval Architect.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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Yacht

A yacht is a watercraft used for pleasure or sports.

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Yacht racing

Yacht racing is a form of sport involving sailing yachts and larger sailboats, as distinguished from dinghy racing.

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Yachting (magazine)

Yachting is a monthly English-language magazine published since 1907.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sparkman_%26_Stephens

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