1905 APBA Gold Cup
Alexandria Bay, Chippewa, NY, August 24-26, 1905

Chip Wins Power Boat Gold Cup

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APBA Gold Challenge Cup

ALEXANDRIA BAY, N.Y., Aug. 26 --- The gold cup of the American Power Boat Association was won this afternoon at Chippewa Bay by the Chip, the cup defender of the Chippewa Bay Yacht Club, owned by J. H. Wainwright of Philadelphia. She won first place in each heat of the three days' racing meet, making the thirty miles handicap course in the average time of 1 hour and 52 minutes. The boats today finished in the following order: Chip, Chippewa Club; Invelse, Riverton Club; Shooting Star II, Manhasset Bay Club; Flip, Hartford Club; Skeeter, New York Club.

The cup offered by Commodore F. G. Bourne of the New York Yacht Club to the boat making the fastest average time was awarded to the Shooting Star II, owned by H. A. Lozier Jr. of New York, whose average time was twenty-four miles an hour.

(Transcribed from the New York Times, Aug. 27, 1905, p. 10.)

{It seems that the Times would not give much coverage if a local boat did not win, or a big race was not in the local area.  — GWC}

[Thanks to Greg Calkins for help in preparing this page — LF]

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