Sport: Show Boats

Biggest was a 56-ft., 26-ton yacht priced at $36,000. Smallest was a child's six-foot playboat. Fastest was a Century hydroplane guaranteed to go 65 m. p. h. To see these and one hundred other craft, worth $2,000,000 and drydocked temporarily in Manhattan's Grand Central Palace, the biggest crowd (20,000) in its history attended the premiere of the annual Motor Boat Show last week.

Like those of the Automobile Show, which precedes it every year, Motor Boat Show pressagents labor under the delusion that their exhibits are recommended largely by novelty. Consequently, last week, they...

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