after the seriocomic Seafair Trophy races (SI, Aug. 22), the unlimited
hydroplanes were at it again, this time at Picton, Ont. in the Harmsworth
Trophy, symbolic of international hydro supremacy. Canada's BOB HAYWARD,
driving Miss Supertest III, took two straight heats, successfully defended the
cup against three U.S. challengers. Hayward's time for 5-mile lap—126.22
mph—was a hydro record.
of Racine, Wis., former collegiate sailing champion from University of
Michigan, took the National Thistle championship at Detroit.
15, of Clearwater, Fla., won National Junior Snipe title at Clearwater.
Gardner Cox of
Philadelphia beat defending champion Jay Markham of Gardena, Calif, by less
than a point to win National Penguin title at New Orleans.
of Greens Farms, Conn., sailing competitively for the first time since he
defended the America's Cup in 1958, won the Atlantic Class championship with a
first, second and third, at Southport, Conn.
Albert Frost, 47,
of San Diego, only skipper in five-race series never to fall below ninth lace,
took the International 110 championship at Marblehead, Mass.
MOYER of Portland, Ore. took a surprise split decision over Benny Paret, world
welterweight champion from Cuba, in nontitle bout at Madison Square Garden.
world junior lightweight champion, needed only 80 seconds to retain his title
against Harold Gomes in title bout at San Francisco.
former world welterweight champion, 10-round split decision over Julian Valdez
at Tucson, Ariz.
BYRNE, 32-year-old instructor at the University of Indianapolis and 1947
intercollegiate champion, won the open championship of the U.S. Chess
Federation at St. Louis with 10 victories, one loss, one draw.