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Wikipedia - Atlantic (yacht)  Wikipedia - Atlantic (yacht) 
Wikipedia - Atlantic (yacht)
Article about the 1905 Atlantic and the trans-atlantic record in the online collaborative encyclopedia. (In need of improvement, please help).
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlantic_(yacht)

Mystic Seaport 
Mystic Seaport
The Museum of America and the Sea.
https://www.mysticseaport.org/

Classicboat Magazine: Charlie Barr - Part One of His Life and Times 
Classicboat Magazine: Charlie Barr - Part One of His Life and Times
From issue 301, by Barry Pickthall. At the turn of the 20th century, one yachtsman was in a league of his own. In our exclusive three-parter, we look at Charlie Barr’s life.
http://www.classicboat.co.uk/articles/people/charlie-barr-part-one-of-our-series-on-the-greatest-british-racing-skipper-of-them-all/

Classicboat Magazine: Charlie Barr - Part Two of His Life and Times 
Classicboat Magazine: Charlie Barr - Part Two of His Life and Times
From issue 302. We look at why Britain’s most successful AC skipper became the darling of the USA yacht clubs.
http://www.classicboat.co.uk/articles/the-hero-at-the-helm/

Classicboat Magazine: Charlie Barr - Part Three of His Life and Times 
Classicboat Magazine: Charlie Barr - Part Three of His Life and Times
From issue 303. Over the last two months we have celebrated the 34th running of the America’s Cup by looking at one of its unsung heroes – the ruthless British captain, Charlie Barr, who successfully defended the Cup three times in succession between 1899 and 1903.
http://www.classicboat.co.uk/articles/charlie-barr-part-three-of-his-life-and-times/

City of Southampton Society 
City of Southampton Society
Entry for Charles Barr whose grave is at at Southampton Old Cemetery.
http://www.coss.org.uk/People-of-the-Town.php

IYRS School of Technology & Trades 
IYRS School of Technology & Trades
Incorporates the Museum of Yachting. Located in Newport Rhode Island, dedicated to preserving and presenting the history of yachting. Their collection includes Atlantic's trophy for the 1928 trans-Atlantic race, the Copa De Barcelona given by the King of Spain for the best single day's run.
http://iyrs.edu/

Les Transatlantiques de Tous les Exploits 
Les Transatlantiques de Tous les Exploits
The Atlantic Yacht Club presents an article on the early translatlantic races (1866-1905), including the Kaiser's Cup.
By Jacques Taglang, in French Google English Translation.
https://www.atlantic-yachtclub.com/Les-transatlantiques-de-tous-les.html

Librairie-Maritime 
Librairie-Maritime
Les debuts de la marine de plaisance. Collection of resources about early yachting [French].
http://www.librairie-marine.com/documents/plaisance/plaisance-ancienne.html

Mariners' Museum 
Mariners' Museum
For over seventy years, the history of the ocean and its relationship with humankind has been told and displayed in one of the largest maritime museums in the world. In 1930, The Mariners' Museum was brought to life by Archer Milton Huntington, son of railroad and shipping magnate Collis P. Huntington, who founded Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Company just a few miles from the Museum. Newport News, Virginia (USA).
http://www.mariner.org/

Mystic Seaport's G.W.Blunt White Library - Log of Hoyt, Frederick M. 
Mystic Seaport's G.W.Blunt White Library - Log of Hoyt, Frederick M.
Journal kept by Frederick M. Hoyt on board the ocean racing schooner Atlantic II of Bridgeport, Conn., Charles Barr, master, Wilson Marshal, owner, during the transatlantic Kaiser's Cup Race, and taking first place. Contains a list of other yachts taking part in that race, other races and positions by the Atlantic and a construction narrative. Made 22 ports-of-call.
http://m94041.eos-intl.net/M94041/OPAC/Details/Record.aspx?BibCode=12027138

NYT : Capt Charles Barr, Noted Skipper, Dead 
NYT : Capt Charles Barr, Noted Skipper, Dead
Article on the demise of Captain Charlie Barr in the New York Times of 25 January 1911.
https://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-free/pdf?res=9806E7D71731E233A25756C2A9679C946096D6CF

NYT: Captain Charlie Barr, Premier of Yachting Skippers 
NYT: Captain Charlie Barr, Premier of Yachting Skippers
Article on Captain Charlie Barr, Premier of Yachting Skippers in the New York Times of the 4th June 1905.
https://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-free/pdf?res=9F02E1D71738EF32A25757C0A9609C946497D6CF

NYTimes.com - ATLANTIC WINS THE KAISER'S CUP 
NYTimes.com - ATLANTIC WINS THE KAISER'S CUP
LONDON, May 30 1905. - The Kaiser's Cup, offered for the international yacht race from Sandy Hook to the Lizard Light, has become an American institution, to rank hereafter in history beside the famous trophy won in British waters by the yacht America fifty-four years ago, by virtue of the magnificent transatlantic run made by Wilson Marshall's schooner Atlantic.
https://query.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=9C00EED91E3DE633A25753C3A9639C946497D6CF

Records of the Schooner Atlantic 
Records of the Schooner Atlantic
Mystic Seaport's collection (number 268) of records of the racing yacht Atlantic. Includes several pieces of ephemera from her victory in the 1905 Ocean Race for the Kaiser's Cup, as well as a small journal kept on board for the race. The collection also includes a number of newspaper clippings detailing her construction, successes under the ownership of Wilson Marshall, and eventual loss.
https://research.mysticseaport.org/coll/coll268/

Royal Museum Greenwich - Clipper Cutty Sark 
Royal Museum Greenwich - Clipper Cutty Sark
Learn about the life of the ship from her launch in 1869 until the present day.
http://www.rmg.co.uk/cutty-sark

Schooner Atlantic - History 
Schooner Atlantic - History
History of the Atlantic, originally launched in 1903, holder of the transatlantic record from 1905.
http://www.schooner-atlantic.com/atlantic-history.html

Seglermagazin.de: Rolex Transatlantic Challenge 
Seglermagazin.de: Rolex Transatlantic Challenge
Article in magazine about Mari-Cha IV winning the transatlantic record from Atlantic in 2005... It still took them a hundred years to better Captain Charlie Barr. [German]
http://www.seglermagazin.de/Rolex-Transatlantic-Challenge.4149.0.html

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