All Carleton Mitchell Stories
Can anyone win the mug?
In the aftermath of the Australian America's Cup defeat, the answer is no—until a designer outdoes Olin Stephens. That takes some outdoing
Yacht with a Taste for Haste
A rare turn of speed is the particular enticement of an exciting new yacht, "Envoy," which can fit a major cruise into a leisurely long winter weekend
$2 MILLION BERTH TO NEWPORT
In fierce secrecy and at enormous cost, French pen lord Marcel Bich is pushing a formidable challenge for the America's Cup. A famous U.S. yachtsman, employing 007 techniques, penetrates the veil
ALL EYES ON THE CHALLENGER
Like 'Weatherly's' skipper, Bus Mosbacher (above), the world will be watching this week as Australia's 'Gretel' bids for the America's Cup
FIRST BLOOD FOR BUS
Master Helmsman Bus Mosbacher climbed aboard a perennial loser called 'Easterner' and won an early tune-up for the America's Cup
The Lovely, Lazy Sea of Pi√π Tardi
The Mediterranean's music is an ancient, haunting melody that sounds for the sailor who takes his time. This is the story of a cruise on which the clock was stopped, and from Portofino through the offshore islands to Capri the only word for time was 'later'
Anyone Too Young for Tennis?
Hardly, says net star Welby Van Horn, who is raising champions in Puerto Rico—from 8 on up
Kilroy was there quite early
Shunning the traditional route along the coast, the skipper of 'Kialoa' won the San Diego-Acapulco race in record time
High tides at the boat show
The opening of the 51st National Motor Boat Show brought out some startling new trends in yachting
East of The Race and West of the Cape
The famed racing yawl 'Finisterre,' three-time Bermuda winner, stows her racing gear and takes a leisurely tour of the waters where American yachting began.
Vintage year for the gadgeteer
Some ingenious new marine accessories are providing most of the excitement at the boat show in the New York Coliseum
'WEATHERLY' UPSTAGES THE 18TH CHALLENGER
The Australian sloop 'Gretel' made a bold bid at the start, but the first race of the America's Cup series went to the U.S.
Britain gently lifts a pound of flesh
A catamaran from England avenged her country's defeat in the 1958 America's Cup by politely slaughtering the fastest sailboat in the U.S.
TIME OF TRIAL FOR FOUR TALL SLOOPS
There were some spectacular triumphs—and snafus—in the first round of tests to pick a defender for the America's Cup, but the subtle moves that add up to a selection were noticed only by nine solemn men in blue
Anyone Too Young for Tennis?
Hardly, says net star Welby Van Horn, who starts raising champions at the age of 8 in Puerto Rico
Hung up on a fine point of law
A rules change made to promote harmony has spawned confusion and made sailing a duller sport
CRUISING THE WINE-DARK SEA
The spare beauty of the isles of Greece has not been ornamented or diminished in the 3,000 years since Homer's day. A modem sailor uses some of the same landmarks Ulysses used and passes the ruins of towns and temples familiar to the epic wanderer