Sport: Speed Boats

At New Smyrna, Fla. on the shiny black surface of Indian River, a dozen tiny boats, responsive as walnut-shells, noisy as airplanes, wheeled, bounced and scudded around a ten-mile boomerang-shaped course. They were Class-X outboard motorboats, competing in the first international outboard races ever held in the U. S.

First race. Miguel Barella, captain of the Spanish team, failed to get his motor going in time to start. Britain's Joseph C. Turner, who smokes a pipe while driving, saw his flywheel jump overboard. France's Jeari Dupuy (Petit Parisien) hit a buoy. Horace Tennes,...

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