Yachting: Intrepid Is the Word

Missing a mark in yachting is a mistake roughly comparable to shooting at the opponents' hoop in basketball or stealing an occupied base in baseball.

But it obviously can happen to the best of yachtsmen, because it did last week to no less than Emil ("Bus") Mosbacher, 45, the brilliant skipper who piloted Weatherly to victory in the 1962 America's Cup races against Australia, and is favored to do the same with Intrepid this year. There was Intrepid, skipping merrily across Long Island Sound, en route to an easy victory over American Eagle...

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