National Geographic : 1944 Apr
© National Geographic Society nu introm us . a.ii,i owVaL Gaily Colored Catboat Sails Flash in the Sun as Nantucket's Rainbow Fleet ScootsAcross the Starting Line Many youngsters serving in the armed forces around 'the world are finding useful the lessons in seamanship and small-boat handling they learned here. Normally, some 300 yachts of all sizes and types put in to Nantucket in summer. In whaling days Quaker seamen left this harbor tohunt for sperm oilinthe Seven Seas.