As for the smaller hulls, you might be interested to know that Anchorage has produced thousands of Dyer dinks and dhows of all sizes. Of the record fleet in the recent Bermuda race, over 85% carried Dyer dhows as lifeboats. During the war, thousands of Navy craft carried these same plastic dhows for the same purpose.
Fiber-glass construction is certainly the coming thing for boats both large and small.
BYAM K. STEVENS
CASEY IN ANGUISHLAND
I have just finished reading the poem entitled "Casing Adder Bet" (Anniversary Issue). I can honestly say that I have never been more puzzled, or more delighted when I could finally decipher the words.
I feel that again SPORTS ILLUSTRATED has come up with a first.
Can you tell me when the first copies of the book will start appearing in the bookstores, as I don't want to miss it?
?Howard Chace's Anguish Languish, at $1.95, is now on the market.—ED.
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I practically killed myself with laughter when I read "Casing Adder Bet."
However, there is one part I was unable to translate, at the very beginning of the story:
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