Sport: Off Gloucester

Amateur yachtsmen seldom get excited about races between the fishing schooners of the Grand Banks. They feel that fishermen ignore the finer points of yachting. Furious brawls, after races off Gloucester and Cape Cod, have resulted from the claim that one boat fouled another. The fishermen sail according: to fishing rather than sporting tradition. They crowd sail on their boats at all times, not realizing that under certain conditions a boat carrying less sail will move faster. In one race with the Canadian champion, the U. S. competitor came in first because...

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