The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 14, 1876

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p.2 The Yacht Race - The international yacht race has resulted, as we anticipated, in favour of the Madeleine. Notwithstanding her defeat, the Countess of Dufferin has proved herself to be a fast boat, and there is every reason to believe that had she had a more experienced crew the result would have been different. Major Gifford and Captain Cuthbert deserve credit for their

The Yachting Challenge - With reference to Mr. Roy's challenge to the Kingston yachts, which we published on Saturday, one of our yachtsmen requests us to state that a race could no doubt be got up, but not at Mill Point, where there is no room for a good race. The following terms are suggested for a match: the Kingston, Belleville and Trenton boats should each put up a sum of $50, and three races to be sailed, one at Kingston, one at Belleville, and one at Cobourg, or any other suitable place to be afterwards agreed upon. This would better try the capacity of the boats, and make some excitement in yachting circles. If Mr. Roy thinks this fair he can write down to Kingston, and we have no doubt the match will be promptly made. Mill Point is rejected by the Kingston yachtsmen because it is only about the size of a mill pond.

The Bay Route - The Geneva took the place of the Rochester on the Bay route this afternoon, the latter boat being engaged on an excursion down the river with the Native Canadian Society of Belleville.

p.3 The Race Between The Madeleine and Countess of Dufferin - 1 1/2 columns.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 14, 1876