By: LEATHER, John ARCHER, Colin
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...