Sport: Star Boats

Wherever there is blue water and a sheltered coast, you are likely to find "star" boats—slim little 22-footers with tall Marconi mainsails and narrow cedar hulls. Last week a galaxy of their pointed rigs sparkled in Havana Harbor, racing for two trophies which star boat skippers prize only a little less highly than the International Championship—the Cuba Cup, four feet high, biggest yachting cup in the world; and the Bacardi Cup, put up by the late rum-distilling Facundo Bacardi in 1926.

Both series—Cuba Cup for star boat skippers who finished first or...

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