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All Mort Lund Stories

Jan 23, 1961

Instant Ski Slopes

An inventor brings the mountain to the skier—for snug sport without snow

Apr 24, 1961

'Moppie' in the money

Dick Bertram's fiber-glass inboard ran off with the Miami-Nassau ocean race for the second straight year

May 16, 1960

INSIDE TO ALASKA

The final leg of the thousand-mile cruise from Seattle to Juneau leads the adventurous yachtsman to great salmon rivers, into wild, beautiful fiords and ultimately to the tidewater glaciers of Alaska

Aug 27, 1956

BUZZARDS BAY BERTH

Thirteen skippers battled for Olympic nomination but it was an unkind whim of fate which settled the

Aug 12, 1957

BATTLE FOR THE GOLD CUP

On Seattle's Lake Washington, the rooster-tailing hydros put on a roaring show for half a million ardent fans

Jul 14, 1958

Men behind the x factor

Two top sailmakers may decide the issue as the evenly matched America's Cup defenders begin racing in the Preliminary Trials

Feb 18, 1957

PARTIES, COEDS AND SKIS

Take 750 men and 500 coeds, add ski racing, hockey, an ice show and four days of parties, and the outcome is the gayest of winter weekends: the Middlebury Carnival

Oct 26, 1959

The almost no-water boat

A new concept in motorboats, the fast Turbocraft water jet, passes stiff performance tests

Jul 08, 1957

THE CAMPBELL IS COMING

Indomitable and indefatigable, 'Bluebird's' pilot will go for his fourth consecutive world water speed record on Canandaigua Lake with the world's only jet speedboat

Apr 28, 1958

Souped-up sailers

Hottest hulls on the Seven Seas today are the fast and unpredictable planing sailboats

Jul 06, 1959

MECHANIZED MARVEL GOES TO SEA

The fleet that runs west to the Hawaiian Islands this July 4 in the Transpacific race will have to match the speed of a rejuvenated racer named 'Nam Sang,' a thoroughly mechanized marvel which, if engineering makes a winner, ought to sail away from the fleet like a ballistic missile.

Jan 13, 1958

SOPHISTICATION AND SNOW

Both are available in full measure at Aspen, the ski resort with the most varied trails and most cosmopolitan night life of any ski town in the U.S.

Nov 21, 1960

The Equipment Olympics

Salesmen are pushing winning Olympic brands but weekend skiers do not need racing gear

Jun 01, 1959

PART I: THE JOY OF CRUISING AN INLAND SEA

Lake Huron's North Channel and Georgian Bay hold unrivaled delights for roving sailors