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Arthur Zich

All Arthur Zich Stories

May 06, 1963

RUFFLED RACE ACROSS A MIRROR

The tempers of those he left behind were roiled as Odell Lewis (below) won 'the most rugged race in the world' in record time, but the ocean stretching between Miami and Nassau was once again smooth as glass

Mar 26, 1962

Voices from the wings

Master Crewman Paul Elvstrom gave the orders aboard Denmark's winning boat, but the thoroughly beaten Russians had the last word

Nov 19, 1962

A Brewer's Good Old Mountain Brew: Big Bromley

Fred Pabst Jr. turned his back on beer and cheese and Wisconsin society to make a business out of recreational skiing

Apr 22, 1963

AN IDEAL YACHT CLUB

AN IDEAL YACHT CLUB SHOULD BE AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE SPORT IT IS DESIGNED FOR. IN THE MODEL PICTURED HERE, AND ON THE FOLLOWING PAGES, A FORMER STAR CLASS RACING CHAMPION WHO IS ALSO A LEADING CALIFORNIA ARCHITECT OUTLINES IN DETAIL HIS IDEA OF WHAT THE PERFECT YACHT CLUB SHOULD BE

Mar 04, 1963

Rolls-Royce Luxury on the High Seas

The new Calkins 50-foot motorsailer combines the comfort of a powerboat with the speed of a top ocean racer

Jul 02, 1962

An old girl leaves the fast young set in her wake

By making the most of every wisp of wind the 34-year-old schooner 'Niña' gave the favorites a drubbing in the Bermuda race

Feb 11, 1963

The big blow and the Blue Pig

Neither calm nor storm could halt the rivalry between two Californians racing each other from one side of Florida to the other

Jul 01, 1963

AGAINST TIME AND THE OCEAN

Rounding Koko Head in a knockdown puff near the finish of the 1961 California-to-Hawaii race, Howard Ahmanson's Sirius II' shows here that those who race on the sea risk more from the elements than those who race on land. But the point is the same: to get there first. This month fleets of salt-toughened sailormen are speeding against time across the world's two greatest oceans. The story of one who has raced his boat on both

May 14, 1962

Bloody nose for a boat race

Poor starting arrangements and an overdeveloped drive for publicity are turning the country's best powerboat race into a nasty scramble

Jan 14, 1963

MILLENNIUM FOR U.S. SKI RACING

At long last the U.S. Ski Association moves to give America's best young racers the kind of training they need to compete on equal terms against European stars

Apr 22, 1963

The flying lady of the Flying Dutchman

National champion sailor Pat Duane, housewife and mother, is the first woman to skipper a boat in the Pan American Games. She may well leave the best male sailors of the hemisphere wallowing far astern

Apr 01, 1963

A BOSTON GIRL'S LONG VOYAGE HOME

As trim as her beloved 'Bolero,' Sally Langmuir is one of very few women hardy enough to brave the rigors of ocean racing. In winds and storms she has found resolution and contentment

Aug 27, 1962

Supersailor and a soup tureen

Wisconsin's Buddy Melges achieved the seemingly impossible when he won the Mallory Cup three times, but now he is passing up a fourth chance in order to prepare himself for the 1964 Olympics

Mar 04, 1963

TWO HULLS ARE BETTER THAN ONE

In the One-of-a-Kind Regatta on Biscayne Bay last week a fleet of catamarans and other multihulled boats, like the Malibu outrigger shown here, proved—to all but the stubbornest—that they are by far the fastest

Apr 18, 1966

ACROSS THE PAST TO MANILA

The China Sea race pits a fleet of modern yachts against hazards faced by Kublai Khan and Magellan. Carried along by the winds of history, a 20th-century war correspondent forgets the present

Jun 18, 1962

Bony pretender to the lofty throne of 'Finisterre'

A thin-skinned yawl with an ingenious steel skeleton is coming into the Bermuda race with a reputation as a winner—and a rule-beater

Feb 04, 1963

THE PATIENT MADMEN OF SHEEPSHEAD BAY

Catching codfish in the dank, dark dead of winter may seem to some a dreary way to get away from it all, but the determined party-boat fishermen of Brooklyn think it's pure heaven