Reporting: Derring-do off Cape Horn

Practically all of Fleet Street rushed to Punta Arenas, Chile, the world's southernmost city. Sir Francis Chichester, 65, the intrepid, unwavering yachtsman, was approaching Cape Horn—one of the most hazardous passages of his solo trip around the world in the 50-ft. ketch Gipsy Moth IV. Some 30 newsmen were on hand, most with little knowledge about exactly where Sir Francis was and less about how to find him. They set up a pool arrangement under which a few reporters and photographers would be put aboard a British frigate to pursue Gipsy Moth....

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