8 x 74 x 54 cm (3 1/8 x 29 1/8 x 21 1/4 inches)
Signature / Inscription / Marks
[stamped on back] lion, anchor, G/STERLING/762/[1889 date stamp, portrait bust].
[engraved on front] "Record of the Sachem."/
“1886/The Sachem’s first race was for the Goelet Cup at Newport, Aug. 7 when out of the builders’ hands two weeks and her crew were not accustomed to her she came in third, however in a fleet of eleven schooners, Oct. 1 she sailed a match race with the English schooner Miranda, twenty miles to windward from Brenton’s Reef to Block Island, beat Miranda 8 mins. 44 sec.”/
“1887/New York Yacht Club Regatta June 5, won first prize, beat the Montauk 9 mins./Eastern Yacht Club Regatta June 23, first prize, beat the Iroquois 16 min. 40 sec./Goelet Cup races, Aug. 5, beat the Iroquois 6 min 14 sec./Morgan Cup Race, Vineyard Haven to Marblehead, Aug. 8, beat Iroquois 40 mins. 44 sec./Eastern Yacht Club Regatta, August 11, beat Iroquois 3 min. 44 sec./Providence City Cup race, East Chop to Brenton’s Reef, Aug. 15, beat Magic 11 mins. 40 sec. giving double time allowance./Newport Citizens’ Cup race, Aug 16, beat Magic 2 mins 20 sec. giving double time allowance and by private arrangement, the Magic received the cup.”/
“1888/Squadron Cruise Trophies, New London to Newport, Aug. 9, beat Sea Fox 1 min. 28 sec./Goelet Cup races, Aug. 10, beat Grayling 12 mins. 29 sec./Marthas Vineyard Cup race, Aug. 14, beat Sea Fox 4 min. 55 sec./Squadron Cruise Trophies, New Bedford to Newport, Aug. 17, beat Miranda 8 min. 3 sec./Newport Citizens’ Cup race, Aug. 20, beat Iroquois 51 min giving double time allowance.”
Gift of Kathy Field Malavasic in memory of her mother Doris Coles Field