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A sailing race a thing of beauty is. It’s graceful, regal, with no extraneous noise. It’s slow . . not to a swimmer but to the speeds “dinosaur fuel” propels us. From left to right here, I think it’s America 2.0, Intrepid, Bernice, Black Watch, and Pride of Baltimore II.
The Pride of Baltimore II always leaves me wondering, given that NYC is the place of the 99% AND the 1%, why the sixth boro and the supporting five can’t boast of a Pride of New York floating hither and yon around the globe. What’s wrong here?
Pride … , of course, does have an engine . . . two Cats, in fact, and it can