Sport: 27-Day Boat

Twenty-seven days after she sailed from Sandy Hook, New York, Azara, a 113-foot schooner, hove languidly into sight of Santander, Spain, and was towed across the finish line. The winner of the race, Elena, had made the same voyage in 16 days, 21 hours (TIME, Aug. 6). Azara's major trouble was running into calm seas. In one four-day period she moved only 20 miles. But her owners, George J. and Francis E. Baker of Detroit, gallant sportsmen, refused to unseal her engines and use them, even though the fresh water supply was running low.


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