From the archives — Ondine wins

nyt-1962The Sept. 3, 1962 issue of the New York Times reported on Ondine’s victory that year.

Of the eighty-five vessels that sailed from here at sunset Friday, all were accounted for by midnight. The eighythird and last finisher was Suzy Wong, which required 9 minutes short of 54 hours for the 233-nautical-mile voyage around Buzzard’s Bay Light Tower and back.

Suzy Wong, as most people remember, was owned and sailed by William F. Buckley, Jr.


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