Sport: The Lucky Gamblers

The Newport-to-Bermuda race this year looked like a tossup between the two big B's. One was Henry Taylor's slick 72-ft. blue yawl Baruna, 1938 and '48 winner. The other was the boat built to beat her: black-hulled Bolero, the 73-ft., $150,000 pride of John Nicholas Brown, once "richest baby in the world," sometime Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Air. When the record fleet of 54 racing yachts skimmed past the starting mark at Brenton Reef Lightship last week, Baruna and Bolero were all the talk. William Moore's 57-ft. yawl, Argyll, last of the...

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