Sport: Ocean Race

Forty-three sturdy little sailboats stood out of Newport, R. I. last week, headed southeast across 635 miles of open sea for Bermuda. The biggest fleet ever entering an ocean race, the 43 sloops, schooners, yawls, ketches included many a new craft, many a famed oldtimer. Newest was Robert P. Baruch's 53-ft. sloop Kirawan, launched only a month ago. Most famed was Vadim Makaroff's 72-ft. adapted-ketch Vamarie, known to yachtsmen as "often a bridesmaid but never a bride," because she so frequently crosses the finish line first only to lose the race because of...

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