Sparkman & Stephens) . KINNEY, Francis S. STEPHENS, Olin) STEPHENS, Rod) KINNEY, Francis S.
Title: You Are First : The Story of Olin and Rod Stephens of Sparkman & Stephens, Inc.. 1st US in dj
Publisher:  Dodd. Mead, 1978,
Seller ID: 2418
(Sparkman & Stephens) . KINNEY, Francis S. "You Are First" : The Story of Olin and Rod Stephens of Sparkman & Stephens, Inc. N.Y.: Dodd, Mead, 1978. First Printing. Pp (6),327,(3). illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 4795, Morris & Howland p 78. "A biography of two brothers whose genius and complementary talents made Sparkman and Stephens the foremost yacht designing firm of the 20th century, in a way reminscent of the earlier joint careers of Nathaniel and John Herreshoff. [...] The author is himself a distinguished naval architect and, therefore, writes with a profound understanding of his subject as well as with clarity and grace." - Toy. Chapters : 1. Dorade,Design No.7; 2. Oh Youth; 3. Early Designs; 4. Olin and Rod; 5. Fourteen G ood Clients; 6. Olin's Thinking on Design; 7. Highlights of Rod's Sailing Experience; 8. Finisterre; 9. Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering; 10.Rod and the Seagoing Trucks; 11. Yacht Brokerage and Marine Insurance; 12. Two New York Yacht Club One-Design Classes; 13. Olin's Thinking on the Twe lves; 14. Twelves Defending the Cup; 15. S & S Boats in Bermuda Races; 16. Rod's Ideas on Construction. With index. Vg in nicked dj. 45.00