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Chasing 5 - The Opera Cup
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Chasing 5 - The Opera Cup

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Chasing 5 - The Opera Cup
Chasing 5 - The Opera Cup
ITEM # PR-67
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Dimensions: 20 x 30

Limited Edition Giclee Prints of original oil paintings by Cape Cod artist Julia O'Malley-Keyes are created using only the finest imported European papers and permanent pigmented inks. Giclée printing is considered the cutting edge of Fine Art Reproduction. A signed Certificate of Authenticity is included with each Limited Edition Print.

The Opera House Cup was born one hot, summer night in July 1973; the place was the Opera House Restaurant, a fine-dining and drinks club on Nantucket Island. Owner Gwen Gaillard and manager Chick Walsh were sitting at a table on the patio watching the diners finish up as the Ship's Inn crew and other locals began to trickle in. The drinks flowed and discussion eventually came around to the sailors' main complaint; no one held a regatta for classic single-hulled wooden sailboats. "I'll provide the food, drinks, and winner's cup," Gwen said. "You guys go out and get the boats." That night the Opera House Cup Regatta was born. More information about this unique race may be found at www.operahousecup.com/ohc_racehistory.htm