Malabar VII, 1926 Bermuda Race
Malabar VII, skippered by her designer John G. Alden, won the 1926 Bermuda Race, sailed in that year from New London, CT. She took the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club Bermuda Race Trophy as her prize. This was the first year that the Cruising Club of America teamed up with the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club as co-organizers of the race. In 1936, the starting line was moved to Newport, RI and the race became known as the Newport BermudaRace. The 49th edition of the 635-mile race starts Friday, June 20, 2014.
Photo courtesy of Alden Yachts