National Geographic : 1935 Dec
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE "MANLY" THEY ARE-BUT THE WORD REFERS TO THEIR STATION Men must undergo rigid tests to be members of Australia's famed voluntary Surf Life Saving Association, which has made more than 27,500 rescues since 1907. While one man swims out to the drowning person, the others operate life line and reel. This group is on duty at Manly Beach (Plate I). @ National Geographic Society Finlay Photographs by W\. Robert Moore ON WEEK-ENDS SYDNEY HARBOR IS AGLEAM WITH WINGING SAILS A ferry lists to starboard under the weight of passengers crowding its rails as it follows a sixteen footer sailing race on a Saturday afternoon. Other devotees seek vantage points on shore or in launches and yachts. As many as 300 sailboats sometimes cruise the wide arms of the harbor.