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July 1, 1963
- By Arthur Zich
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
An irrepressible and visionary Belgian, Gérard Blitz (above), is the president of the Club Méditerranée and the founder of 27 vacation villages scattered from the exotic lagoons of the French South Seas to the austere heights of the Swiss Alps. The clubs fulfill Blitz's concept that holidays should be a 'great game,' free of care and—sometimes—of comfort. The author explains the founder's philosophy and matches it against a personal visit to the South Sea island village on Moorea.