Quantity: 1 available
KNAPP, Arthur, Jr. Race Your Boat Right : [Dj adds: Detailed Instructions from a Successful Skipper on How Races Are Won]. Princeton, NJ: D. Van Nostrand Co., (1960). Second American Edition. Pp. (2),[i]-x,(6),1-334, frontis., + 20 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth with gilt decoration to front and gilt lettered maroon 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 reader. Useful to the non-racing sailor. Contents include racing variables; preseason preparation; tuning; lubricants and rust preventers; sails; the mastheadfly; spinakers; the boom-jack; cleats, winches and jigs; dinghies and othe r centerboard boats; necessary equipment; tide, wind and weather; preparingfor the race; sailing the race legs; finishing; after-race chores; team ra cing; catamarans; and ocean racing. Appendices: Knots; Suggestions to race committees." - Toy. Bumping to spine ends, browning to front pastedown, else vg in nicked, price-clipped dj. 22.50
Title: Race Your Boat Right : Detailed Instructions from a Successful Skipper on How Races Are Won. 2nd US in dj.
Publisher: D. Van Nostrand, Princeton, NJ, 1960,:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 77101