This film shows the Gold Coast Marathon, a powerboat race from Miami to West Palm Beach and back. Viewers see pit crews at Pelican Harbor Yacht Club and aerial shots of the race. Twelve-year-old Rosemary Bennett, the youngest female racer, and restaurateur/racer Mike Gordon are shown. Richard Steffens Jr. wins both legs of the race. Produced by FDC; sponsored by FDC and Miami Metro News Bureau.
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