Wind and Tide in Yacht Racing. 1st. edition, blue cloth with gilt to spine and cover

By: CALAHAN, Harold Augustin and John B. Trevor. TREVOR, John B.

Price: $18.00

Quantity: 1 available


CALAHAN, Harold Augustin and John B. Trevor. Wind and Tide in Yacht Racing : Illustrated with photographs, charts, and diagrams, containing new instruments for the navigation of a yacht in a race. N.Y.: Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1936). First Printing. Pp 145, including frontis. Illustrations to text, front endpaper, and rear free endpaper + Course Selector to rear. 4to, blue cloth. Toy 4043, Morris & Howland p.25. The authors have written a text book on racing that calls for a heavy dose of mathematics and clearly they are prepared to guide the reader along the way. "But the winds and currents must be explained in terms of angles and forces, and if it seems heavily mathematical, it is the fault of the winds and the currents [...] On thelarge yacht, in which one member of the after guard should always be appoi nted as navigator, with no duties other than to determine the fundamental strategy of the race, this book and its navigating gadgets will prove of immense practical value." -from the text. Slightly cocked, boards rubbed, pages yellowing, ow vg. 18.00

Title: Wind and Tide in Yacht Racing. 1st. edition, blue cloth with gilt to spine and cover

Author Name: CALAHAN, Harold Augustin and John B. Trevor. TREVOR, John B.

Categories: 55,

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1936,:

Seller ID: 57946

Keywords: NAUTICAL RACING YACHT UNITED STATES NAVIGATION MANUAL ,