Corsairs of the Southern circuit

Feb. 04, 1974
Feb. 04, 1974

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Feb. 4, 1974

  • There were no bombs in his fists, but with artfulness ripened through the years Ali took on all that Joe Frazier could offer and easily won their rematch

  • By Peter Carry

    The Detroit Pistons are hitting on all 12 since Coach Ray Scott made some adjustments to improve his team's sputtering defense

  • Just to add to the confusion of the tennis scene, the WCT squads now come in colors—Red, Blue and Green. At Philadelphia, Rod Laver, rocketing along again, hexed Arthur Ashe for the 18th straight time

Notre Dame
Life's Barriers

Corsairs of the Southern circuit

O lucky man, the sailor. He says fill 'er up and the wind obliges. This weekend the nation's swiftest yachts and hottest helmsmen will fill sails with nature's ancient, gloriously abundant energy and embark upon what one skipper calls "the best ocean racing in this part of the world." This is the Southern Ocean Racing Conference—six events focused on St. Petersburg, then Miami, and finally Nassau, featuring a fleet of yachts from East, West, the Lakes and the Gulf. These pages offer a SORC sampler of sail, sea and harbor.

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The famed skipper Ted Turner hurries his sloop "Lightnin' " toward Nassau. In sunny harbor creatures finny and feminine are observed.

Controversy swirls about strange craft like the 1973 Miami-Nassau winner, "Cascade," but there is a timeless serenity at journey's end.