Sport: Sails

Cocky little boats with pale sails, maneuvering this way and that on quiet water like a fleet of river butterflies, swerved at the sound of a gun and passed between a committee yacht and a red buoy, putting out of Larchmont harbor into Long Island Sound. They were the interclub sloops (Marconi-rigged yachts, 19½ feet on the water line), the new racing boats; and their appearance meant that the yacht-racing season had begun again in Eastern waters. Soon the boats of the other classes —the graceful, low-leaning "S" boats with their big spread of canvas, the shorter "Victory" boats (single-masted crafts...

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