Artifact Details

Title

Stars & Stripes donation and race records

Catalog Number

102750002

Type

Text

Date

1985-1988

Publisher

Sail America Foundation for International Understanding; Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Description

Material in these folders is related to DEC's involvement with the 1987 America's Cup and its winner the Stars & Stripes. DEC donated two MicroVAXs, software, and maintenance to the Stars & Stripes team to be used to collect and analyze conditions during the race. Also included are conference proceedings from the eighth Chesapeake Sailing Yacht Symposium and the August 1987 issue of Scientific American, which featured the Stars & Stripes' technology.

Category

Correspondence; Notebooks; Presentation Material; Legal document; Publicity photograph; Periodical; Conference Proceedings

Collection Title

Digital Equipment Corporation records

Series Title

Ralph Dormitzer America's Cup records

Credit

Gift of Hewlett-Packard Company

Lot Number

X2675.2004