Sport: The Long Voyage Home

When George Boston went down to the sea this spring, he had a stout ship under him and a restless, lifelong dream to steer her by: he wanted to sail around the world by himself. Driven by his dream, Boston had built his ship, a 30-ft. auxiliary ketch, with his own hands on the lawn of his home in Swampscott, Mass. Two years ago, he coaxed the Fiddler's Green as far as Port Said before an attack of jaundice sent him home by freighter, his ship lashed ignobly on deck.

This time Bachelor Boston, 35,...

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