Sport: Champion of the Sound

To yachtsmen, a youngster old enough to sit still is old enough to learn to sail. On Long Island Sound, cruising ground of thousands of summer sailors, a boy or girl of ten is old enough to race his own boat in "midget" class (under 15 years) events. Last week the best of the midgets raced for the championship of the Sound, and the silver-crusted Scovill Cup which is emblematic of it.

All that a midget really needs in the Sound's top event for young sailors is a boat of the 19-ft. Lightning class, good sense about sailing fundamentals and, for emergencies,...

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