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NO FEAR OF FLYING

 the captain of our Princess Yachts R35 called out: “If at any time you feel sick during the ride, let me know.” ¶ Forty-five knots later, our R35 and five-person crew were streaking across a rain-spattered Plymouth Sound. The boat’s twin 430 hp Volvo Penta gasoline sterndrives sang with all the power of a tenor and all the range of a soprano. (The builder says speeds up to 50 knots are possible.) Our captain put the wheel hard over, and the hull gripped the ocean with purpose. The boat stayed level in the turn. No lean. No heel. ¶ I felt like

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