Author:LEATHER, John


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Modern Development in Yacht Design blue cloth in dj


Price: $30.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, 1976, ISBN:0396073557:

Seller ID: 47418

CANNELL, David and John LEATHER. Modern Development in Yacht Design. New York : Dodd, Mead & Company, (1976). Pp. (8),[1]-152. Illustrated with more than 100 b/w photographs, drawings, graphs and tables. Double column. 4to, blue cloth, gilt to spine. Toy 4727. This volume attempts to answer the following questions: "What types of yacht will be popular in the 1980s? HOw will they differ from today's [1970s] craft? How will yachting develop? [...] The dramatic increase in the oularity of sailing during the last fifteen years will be sustained together with the technical and social changes th... View more info

Clinker Boatbuilding. 1st UK in dj


Price: $40.00

Publisher: Adlard Coles, London, 1973, ISBN:0229115047:

Seller ID: 25996

LEATHER, John. Clinker Boatbuilding. Drawings by the author. (London) : Adlard Coles, (1973). First Edition. Pp (4),v-xvi,1-208 + 8 p of photos. Illustrated with over one hundred text drawings. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 4914. "This book describes clinker and cold-moulded construction methods for sailing,rowing or powered boats up to 20 feet in length. The contents cover every stage in the process from preparation, tools, materials, plans, keel structure, planking, frames, centreboards and decks to finishing off the hull, masts and oars. There are also specifications for three different clinker ... View more info

Colin Archer and the Seaworthy Double-Ender. US in dj


Price: $75.00

Publisher: International Marine, Camden, ME, 1979, ISBN:0877420866:

Seller ID: 25719

LEATHER, John. Colin Archer and the Seaworthy Double-Ender. Camden, ME: International Marine Publishing Co., (1979). Pp 167. Illustrated. Sm 4to, green cloth. Toy 4713. "Colin Archer took the double-ended Norwegian fishing boats - slowly developed over centuries - and, without destroying their greatbeauty and utility, improved their design for seakeeping. He designed a cl ass of splendid sailing rescue boats for the coast of Norway, boats that could survive in extreme storm conditions and work the coast to save the lives of the fishermen. These Redningskoites, as they were called, later be... View more info