Motorboat Racing: Growth Stocks

In most sports typical American reasoning holds that if one is good, then two are better, and three or four or even five are like zoom, man! Take, for instance, last week's Outboard World Championships at Lake Havasu, Ariz. To landlubbers, outboard-motor-boat racing may seem pretty put-put, and indeed, the rules at Havasu limited boats strictly to "stock" models — except that there was no limit on how many engines anyone could stack. California's Bob Ogle turned up with a 17-ft. catamaran powered by five 85-h.p. McCulloch engines, capable of doing 102 m.p.h. Only slightly less potent was U-707,...

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