Sport: Dinner Race

Except in the harbors of Finland and the Australian grain ports, nowhere else in the world was a sight to be seen like the spectacle last week on the blue water off Newport, R. I. Two oldtime, square-rigged windjammers sailed off together on a voyage. They were bound southeast few Bermuda, 660 miles away. So far as anyone knew this was the first formal match race in U. S. sailing history between two square-riggers, privately owned and under yacht pennants. Prizes were a special trophy offered by Commodore Van Santvoord Merle-Smith of the...

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