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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).
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlantic_(yacht)

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

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/

Museum of Yachting 
Museum of Yachting
Located in Newport Rhode Island, dedicated to preserving and presenting the history of yachting. The 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://www.moy.org/

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.
http://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.
http://www.mysticseaport.org/

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/

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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