Sport: Triumphant Freak

To Marblehead, Mass. last week went a freak. High boomed she was, and with a prodigious spinnaker. U. S. yachtsmen, eyeing her sagely, restrained titters. Her owner and skipper, Capt. Eric Lundberg, a portly Swede, smiled obscurely. All this was before the races.

In the first race the outlandish Swedish knockabout Bachante, gathered her big spinnaker full of wind and kited away from the German yacht Kickerle, and the U. S. Tipler III, to win with a record margin of over 21 min. U. S. yachtsmen looked puzzled, German yachtsmen muttered grave gutturals. In...

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