Sport: 6-Metre Meet

A large steamship slid alongside a Manhattan pier and disgorged four little ships—Thistle, Zenith, Echo, Betty. They were the British boats that will set their sails against U. S. craft beginning Sept. 6, for the International 6-Metre Yacht Trophy. The races will be held at Oyster Bay, L. I. under the auspices of the Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club.

International 6-metre yacht racing began in 1921. The British Royal Yacht Squadron offered a trophy. U. S. skippers took their craft to Cowes, sailed wild races in the gales and heavy seas of the...

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