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6 edition of Chessie Racing found in the catalog.

Chessie Racing

The Story of Maryland"s Entry in the 1997-1998 Whitbread Round the World Race

by George J. Collins

  • 149 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of specific subjects,
  • Sailing,
  • Sporting events & tours,
  • c 1990 to c 2000,
  • History,
  • Boating And Sailing,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Sports,
  • Maryland,
  • Sailing - General,
  • Sports & Recreation / General,
  • 1997-1998),
  • Yacht racing,
  • Boating - General,
  • (7th :,
  • Chessie (Yacht),
  • Whitbread Round the World Race

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7870598M
    ISBN 100801864135
    ISBN 109780801864131
    OCLC/WorldCa43434519

    The Chessie Classic is fantasy golf at its finest. The 33rd edition begins in January of and spans 29 officially sanctioned PGA Tour tournaments. book Chessie Racing: The Story of Maryland s Entry in the Whitbread Round the World Race,written by the craft s skipper, Baltimore businessman George J. Collins and Alexander, now regional publicist for The Johns Hopkins.

      Still, Chessie Racing's fourth-place standing is noteworthy for a nonprofit organization. The boat has been donated to the Living Classrooms Foundation, which provides hands-on . Chessie has been argued as the greatest marketing idea ever conceived by a railroad and is most commonly remembered in scenes with the simple slogan, "Sleep Like A Kitten." As rail travel waned in the postwar period, Chessie gradually disappeared from C&O's advertising and by the late s had largely been forgotten by the public.

    What evolved into the Chessie Steam Special was a unique excursion experience that has never really been duplicated before or since. The purpose of the train, predominantly lead by Reading # (T-1) although diesel power was sometimes utilized, celebrated Chessie System's sesquicentennial by recognizing the Baltimore & Ohio's founding () during Chessie, one of the nine Whitbread Round-the-World racers, and the Navy 44 sloop Swift, one of a class of 20 at the U.S. Naval Academy, are vastly different in concept yet are much alike in two important of these boats are superbly designed for their intended use, and their ocean-racing crews make the most of them by driving the boats and themselves to the absolute limits of.


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About this title: This book records the history of the racing yacht "Chessie Racing", the first-ever entry from the Chesapeake Bay in the famous Whitbread Round the World Race. Skippered by Baltimore businessman George Collins and named after the Chesapeake's equivalent to the Loch Ness monster, Chessie became a focal point of regional and national pride when she competed in full.

"Chessie Racing: The Story of Maryland's Entry in the Whitbread Round the World Race," by George J. Collins and Kathy Alexander.

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