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ILLINGWORTH, J.H., Captain. Offshore : A Complete Introduction to Ocean Racing and Cruising, Modern Yacht Handling and Equipment . New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1949. First American Printing (July 1949). Pp. -261,(3),frontis., + 15 p. of plates. Illustrated. Colour map endpapers. 4to, blue cloth with gilt decoration to front board and gilt lettering to spine, top edge dyed dark blue. Maps on the endpapers depict the Sydney-Hobart race, the C.C.A. Bermuda race, and the Principal R.O.R.C. courses. Contents: 1. Ocean Racing: The Background; 2. Choosing a Boat; 3. The Conduct of a Race; 4. At the Helm; 5. The Crew; 6. Strategy in Ocean Racing; 7. Navigation; 8. Rigs and Sail Plans; 9. The Design of Headsails; 10. The Design of Mainsails, Trysails, and Spinnakers; 11. Handling and Trimming of Mainsails and Trysails; 12. The Handling and Trimming of Headsails; 13. Handling and Trimming of Spinnakers and Mizzen Staysails; 14. Masting; 15. Standing Rigging; 16. Running Rigging; 17. Mast Fittings and Levers; 18. Hull Design; 19. Construction; 20. Accommodation; 21. General Equipment; 22. Auxiliary Engines and Electrics; 23. Wind and Weather; 24. Waves; 25. The Bermuda Race. With numerous appendices. Plate opposite page 96 missing (Curvature of Mainsail Leech. "Myth of Malhem" - photograph by Morris Rosenfeld), slight spine roll,some wear to spine ends and extremities, else vg. 30.00
Title: Offshore : A Complete Introduction to Ocean Racing and Cruising, Modern Yacht Handling and Equipment. 1st US no dj. lacking plate.
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1949,:
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