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KNAPP, Arthur, Jr VANDERBILT, Harold S. Introduction. BURROUGHS, William H. Listings

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1 KNAPP, Arthur, Jr VANDERBILT, Harold S. introduction. BURROUGHS, William H. Race Your Boat Right. 1st no dj.
Van Nostrand, 1952, 
KNAPP, Arthur, Jr. Race Your Boat Right. Introduction by Harold S. Vanderbilt; drawings by William H. Burroughs, Jr. Princeton, N.J.: D. Van Nostrand,(1952). First US Printing. Pp 296. Frontis., 16 pages of plates. 8vo, blue cloth with dark blue gilt lettered title block to spine. Toy 4101, Morris & Howland p 79. "Comprehensive, readable and based on extensive experience.The author's personality come through to the benefit of the book and the r eader. Useful to the non-racing sailor. Contents include racing variables; preseason preparation; tuning; lubricants and rust preventers; sails; the masthead fly; spinakers; the boom-jack; cleats, winches and jigs; dinghies and other centerboard boats; necessary equipment; tide, wind and weather; preparing for the race; sailing the race legs; finishing; after-race chores; team racing; catamarans; and ocean racing. Appendices: Knots; Suggestions to race committees." - Toy. A complete introduction to yacht racing beginning, not with the starter's gun, but in the snows of winter, when essential pre-season tuning is essential. With sections on maintenance, gear, weather,and tactics. Nicking and light fraying to spine ends, name, else very good . Lacking dust jacket. 15.00

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