Sport: Tripp Up

Around the semicircular bar at Nassau's Pilot House Club, deepwater sailors were busy discussing the remarkable performance of one of the world's greatest sailors —Emil Mosbacher, last summer's skipper of America's Cup Candidate Vim. "Bus" Mosbacher had taken the run-of-the-drawing-board yawl, Callooh, designed by Phil Rhodes, and driven her to apparent victory in the annual 184-mile Miami-to-Nassau race. Then they discovered that Mosbacher had not won after all. Tardily, the race committee determined that the winner on corrected time was a 40-ft., fiber-glass-hulled yawl named Rhubarb. Not only that, but Rhubarb's sister ship, Southern Star II, was third. Both brand new,...

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