Sailing: They're Here

"The British are coming!" cried an alarmist. "We invited them," replied the New York Yacht Club. And sure enough, there they were last week, slicing through the swells of Rhode Island Sound—two of the handsomest, most dangerous twelve-meter yachts to visit U.S. waters. Some time between now and the start of the America's Cup races on Sept. 15, the Royal Thames Yacht Club as challenger will choose either Sovereign or Kurrewa V to wrest away the ugly "auld mug" that has been in U.S. hands ever since the competition started 113 years...

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