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Sailing Yacht : How it Developed, How it Works. 1st US no dj.

By: BAADER, Juan MOORE, James and Ingeborg, trans.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Norton, New York, 1965,:

Seller ID: 74545

BAADER, Juan. The Sailing Yacht : How it Developed, How it Works . Translated from the German by James and Ingeborg Moore. New York: Norton, (1965). First American Printing. Pp. [1]-336, + 40 p. of plates and 3 folding plans.Illustrated. Large 8vo, navy blue cloth with blind decorations to front an d yellowish lettering to spine. Boards rubbed, faint spotting to bottom edge, name tag to ffep, else vg. 20.00 View more info

Cruising Catamaran Advantage : For Every Sailor Who Wants More Comfort MoreSpace and More Speed! Fourth Printing


Price: $15.00

Publisher: Island Educational Publishing, Manchester, WA, 1988, ISBN:0929458117:

Seller ID: 110060

GIBBONS, Ron. Cruising Catamaran Advantage : For Every Sailor Who Wants More Comfort More Space and More Speed!. Manchester, Washington : Island Educational Publishing, (copyright 1988) Fourth Printing. Pp. [1]-43,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, white cardcovers, red lettering to spine. Contents : Part I. 1.Lizard Tails & Cruising Cats; 2. Early History; 3. Eastern Invention - Wes tern Resistance; 4. The Knight and the Wizard; 5. Evolutionary Sidetracks; 6. Modern History; 7. The Catamaran "Question"; 8. Safety and Compromise; 9. Unsinkability; 10. Design; 11. Construction; 12. Rigging & Sails;... View more info

Good Little Ship. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: GILPIN, Vincent HERRESHOFF, L. Francis, intro.] MUNROE, R.M.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Livingston Publishing Company, Narberth, Penn, 1952,:

Seller ID: 102448

GILPIN, Vincent. The Good Little Ship. [Introduction by L. Francis Herreshoff]. Narberth, Penn .: Livingston Publishing Company, 1952. First Edition. Pp (4),5-60,(4) + two folding plans. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, small white illustration on front board, white lettering to spine. Toy 4745, Morris& Howland p.58. The first edition of this classic, humane little volume ex tolling the virtues of cruising under sail and describing in detail a fine little vessel for this purpose. "'When you gather the necessities of life on a small sailboat and cast loose with a roving commission, you enter i... View more info

Art and Science of Sails. First Edition, hardcover.

By: WHIDDEN, Tom and Michael LEVITT LEVITT, Michael

Price: $20.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press, New York, 1990, ISBN:0312044178:

Seller ID: 47391

WHIDDEN, Tom and Michael LEVITT. The Art and Science of Sails : A Guide to Modern Materials, Construction, Aerodynamics, Upkeep, and Use. NY: St. Martin's Press, (1990). Pp. (4),[v]-x, [2], 1-371, [1]. Large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine An informative look at the past, present, and future of sails. Sections : 1. The Voyage; 2. An Artist and a Scientist -- The History of Modern Sailmaking; 3. Characteristics of Sailcloth; 4. The Makingand Application of Modern Sailcloth; 5. A New View of Sailboat Aerodynamic s; 6. From Aerodynamic Theory to Practice; 7. The Shapes of Cruising and Ra... View more info