National Geographic : 1939 Apr
BRIGHT PATTERNS OF LONG ISLAND LIFE © National Geographic Society Kodachrome Photograph by Morris Rosenfeld PARACHUTE SPINNAKERS DRAWING LIKE HORSES, "NYALA" AND "NORTHERN LIGHT" FIGHT IT OUT FOR THE LEAD A rap-full of southwest wind snapped masts like matchsticks in this fiftieth annual regatta of the Indian Harbor Yacht Club in July, 1938. Here two 12-meter sloops, the last word in racing design, roar along off Greenwich. Connecticut, with three other contestants far behind. One of these, the Gleam, was later dismasted.