Like frisky polliwogs, 24 utility outboards, part of a fleet of 82, spurt down the Detroit River past Con Edison Electric's looming power plant at the start of Detroit's annual spring outboard marathon. Breeze and freighter traffic were light, but before the 50-mile run to Trenton, Mich. and back was over, boat racers had survived 31 minor mishaps, two flips and a stove-in hull.
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June 20, 1960
- EDITORIALS 12
A month of arduous sport on a rugged English moor teaches self-confidence and teamwork to youthful volunteers from 13 countries
'I don't notice the rain'