Showing 1 - 10 of 62 Stories for Hugh Whall
BERMUDA-BOUND MINUS BRENDA
Because of a fierce storm whipping the Atlantic, this year's entries had to wait a full 24 hours before lining up for their start off Brenton Reef, but once the race got ...
SKIP, SKIP, SKIP—AND THWACK!
That's the way it was all the way from Florida to the Bahamas as Sports Illustrated's boating writer (above, right) helped Offshore Racer Howard Weiler drive an ...
Killproof and maybe spillproof
She's not a winner yet, but the new 'Smirnoff' did well enough in Alabama to indicate that unlimited hydroplanes can be both fast and nonlethal
Desert full of motorboats
Only a damp patch in the sand, 200 feet below ocean level, California's Salton Sea last week provided a fierce test for U.S. powerboat racers
Courtly confusion at Copenhagen
The glamour of kings and princes compensated for mix-ups at the Royal Yacht Club birthday party
SAILING UP A SQUALL
As the band played, the small, select crowd flowed from bar to bar around a Miami Beach swimming pool in a swirl of color, the sailors ...
Vindication in the Mallory
A brilliant failure in the America's Cup racing, Bill Cox at last wins the sailing trophy that marks him the best skipper on this continent
BRITANNIA RULES BERMUDA'S WAVES
Out of a storm-tossed fleet came the coolest crew on the ocean to seize a classic race for England.
WET RUN TO PAINSVILLE
Fog, seaweed, treacherous rocks and murderous seas were the enticements offered drivers in the 440-mile Long Beach-to-San Francisco ocean race. Bumps ...