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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
SAILING UP A SQUALL
Ugly little Cascade' infuriated ocean-racing purists on the Southern circuit with her strange, gawky rig and low handicap, but what smarted most ...
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.
CHAMPIONSHIPS MINUS THE CHAMP
Competition was tense on Onondaga Lake as underdog Navy won the IRA, but there was no competition at all on the Thames River. Harvard was there.
THE HARD WAY TO HOBART
Whales, gales and waterspouts were some of the hazards that threatened SI's yachting writer when he sailed through the Roaring Forties aboard the top boat in ...