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Coast of Summer : Sailing New England Waters from Shelter Island to Cape Cod

By: BAILEY, Anthony.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harper Collins Publishers, New York, 1994, ISBN:0061180041: 1994

Seller ID: 85964

ISBN: 0061180041


BAILEY, Anthony. The Coast of Summer : Sailing New England Waters from Shelter Island to Cape Cod. (New York) : Harper Collins Publishers, (1994). First Printing. Pp [i]-ix,(1),[1]-357,(1). Map. 8vo, white cloth spine, green paper covered boards, copper lettering to spine. Bailey and his wife Margot's 1991 cruise aboard their 27-foot fiberglass sloop Lochinvar. "The New England coast, a small cruising sloop, warm windsand Anthony Bailey's seductive storytelling powers. Lochinvar sails tyhe waters between eatsrn Long Island and the tip of Cape Cod, poki... View more info

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Winning the King's Cup : An Account of the Elena's Race to Spain 1928. First Edition

By: BELL, Helen

Price: $70.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York / London , 1928,:

Seller ID: 16924


BELL, Helen G. Winning the King's Cup : An Account of the Elena's Race to Spain 1928. Illustrated. New York / London : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1928. FirstEdition. Pp xi,135. portrait frontispiece + folding charts & plans + 19 le aves of plates. Lg 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 1482, Morris & Howland p.13. The classic yacht Elena (55.00 m. l.o.a. ) was designed by American naval architect Nathanael Herreshoff. With appendices and index. Front hinge cracked, one fldg map loose, spine rubbed, else very good. 70.00 View more info

Between Wind and Water. Paperback Edition

By: BRACE, Gerald Warner

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Down East Magazine, 1966,: 1966

Seller ID: 18842

ISBN: 0892720298


BRACE, Gerald Warner. Between Wind and Water. With illustrations by the author. Camden, Maine : Down East Magazine, n.d. (copyright 1966). Pp 219. 8vo, white art-illustrated cardcovers. Toy 133, Morris & Howland p.20. Reprint of the Norton edition of 1966. A discursive book on things nautical in the state of Maine. Chapters : 1. The Coast; 2. People; 3. The Ways of Life; 4. Talk; 5. Summer Folk; 6. Boats; 7. Wind and Weather; 8. Sailing; 9. The Good Sailor; 10. Cruising; 11. Fog; View more info

Wind Fall. 1st US in dj

By: BUCKLEY, William F. LITTLE, Christopher, photos.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Random House, 1992,:

Seller ID: 18334


BUCKLEY, William F., Jr. Wind Fall : The End of the Affair. Photographs by Christopher Little. N.Y.: Random House, (1992). First Edition. Pp 296. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth spine, red boards. A renavigation of Columbus's first voyage in a sailing ketch by Bill Buckley, Jr. Vg in slightly chipped dj. 20.00 View more info

Red Dog & Great White : Inside the America's Cup. card covers

By: CLARK, Mark

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Byren House, 1986,:

Seller ID: 14364


CLARK, Mark. Red Dog & Great White : Inside the America's Cup. N.Y./Tor.: Byren House, (1986). Pp 192. Illustrated. 8vo, card covers. Few races can rival the epic 1983 battle between the American yacht Liberty and the wonder from Down Under, Australia II. Author Mark Clark and artist John Bianchi take the reader into the cockpit of both yachts during the sudden-death, seventh race - and then set the stage for the 1987 challenge in Perth, Australia." - r.cover. Vg. 10.00 View more info

Clinton Crane's Yachting Memories. 1st US in dj.

By: CRANE, Clinton Van Nostrand Sporting Book

Price: $25.00

Publisher: D. Van Nostrand Co., New York, 1952,:

Seller ID: 72732


CRANE, Clinton. Clinton Crane's Yachting Memories. New York: D. Van Nostrand Co., (1952). First US Printing. Pp. (2),[i]-x,(2),[1]-216,(2), frontis., + 13 p. of plates (some double-sided). Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth with yellow lettering to spine. A Van Nostrand Sporting Book. Toy 155. "The storyof a lifetime of yacht designing, sailing, and motor boating, written at a ge 80. Crane participated in many of the most important yachting activitiesof his time." - Toy. "A noted yachtsman, designer and racing authority des cribes his part in the growth and progress of yachting during t... View more info

Wind Song : Our Ten Years in the Yacht Delivery Business. First Edition in dustjacket

By: ELLAM, Patrick and June

Price: $25.00

Publisher: International Marine, Camden, Maine, 1975, ISBN:0877420610:

Seller ID: 21699


ELLAM, Patrick and June. Wind Song : Our Ten Years in the Yacht Delivery Business. Camden, Maine : International Marine Publishing Co., (1975). First Printing. Pp (8),[1]-222,(2). 8vo, tan cloth, red lettering to spine. Toy 5353, Morris & Howland p.48. "Patrick and June Ellam found a way to make a living on the water in the yacht delivery business. Founding Patrick Ellam, Inc., in the 1950s, they set off on a series of adventures that took them from their New York headquarters to Venezuela, Cuba, New Brunswick, London, Paris, the Great Lakes, Bermuda, and destinations in between." - fr... View more info

Wind Song : Our Ten Years in the Yacht Delivery Business. First Edition in dustjacket

By: ELLAM, Patrick and June

Price: $20.00

Publisher: International Marine, Camden, Maine, 1975, ISBN:0877420610:

Seller ID: 73935


ELLAM, Patrick and June. Wind Song : Our Ten Years in the Yacht Delivery Business. Camden, Maine : International Marine Publishing Co., (1975). First Printing. Pp (8),[1]-222,(2). 8vo, tan cloth, red lettering to spine. Toy 5353, Morris & Howland p.48. "Patrick and June Ellam found a way to make a living on the water in the yacht delivery business. Founding Patrick Ellam, Inc., in the 1950s, they set off on a series of adventures that took them from their New York headquarters to Venezuela, Cuba, New Brunswick, London, Paris, the Great Lakes, Bermuda, and destinations in between." - fr... 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

Philip L. Rhodes and His Yacht Designs. 1st in dj.

By: HENDERSON, Richard RHODES, Philip L.)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: International Marine, Camden, ME, 1981, ISBN:0877421285:

Seller ID: 76612


HENDERSON, Richard. Philip L. Rhodes and His Yacht Designs. Camden, ME: International Marine, (1981). First American Printing. Pp. [i]-xiv,(2),[1]-415,(1). Illustrated. Double column. 4to, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Toy 4788. "Philip L. Rhodes was one of the most versatile of all navalarchitects -- for nearly half a century, until his death in 1974, he was a t the forefront of yacht design, and his influence continues today. Operating under his firm's slogan of 'any size, any type, any service', he achieved an impressive design record and throughout his career spear-headed ex... View more info

Life in Boats: The Years Before the War. signed in dj

By: HOWLAND, Waldo

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Mystic Seaport Museum, 1984, ISBN:0913372323:

Seller ID: 68579


HOWLAND, Waldo. A Life in Boats: The Years Before the War. Mystic, CT: Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc., 1984. Pp. 307. illustrated. Large 8vo, navy cloth,gilt titles to front and spine. Toy 4902, Morris & Howland p 70. The autho r relives the glory days of ocean racing in the years between the two WorldWars, writing about the yachtsmen, designers, builders, yardowners and wat ermen that dominated the sport when American yacht racing was at its peak. "The author was president of the Concordia Company, a yacht and boat building form, for more than 30 years. He gives a first-hand account from a f... View more info

Inland Sea. First Edition in dustjacket

By: HUNT, Morton M.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Doubleday, 1965,:

Seller ID: 20570


HUNT, Morton M. The Inland Sea. Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday & Co., 1965. First Edition. Pp (4),5-144. 8vo, black cloth spine, blue cloth boards, gilt decoration to front board, gilt lettering to spine. Map end-papers. The dustjacket adds: "A Sailor's affectionate look at the people and places of Long Island Sound" . Toy 2896. "In the summer of 1963, the author set sail in the thirty-three-foot sloop Merrywend out of Stamford, Connecticut, on a two-week circumnavigation of Long Island Sound. His purpose was to capture the lok of the Sound, its shores, ports, and people - and the u... View more info

Capable Cruiser. 4th US in dj

By: PARDEY, Lin and Larry

Price: $22.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton, New York , 1987,:

Seller ID: 96124


PARDEY, Lin and Larry. The Capable Cruiser. [Dj adds: The world's best known cruiser-writer team shows how to cruise with precision, pleasure, and self-sufficiency]. New York: W.W. Norton, (©1987). Fourth Printing. Pp. (10),11-400. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth spine with light blue paper covered boards. Contents: Parameters for Choosing a Cruising Boat; From a Wish to a Design; What Does Cruising Cost?; The Quesiton of Children and Cruising; Medical Preparations for Cruising; Medical and Boat Insurance for Offshore Cruising; Buying the Gear to Go Cruising; Positive Flotation -- Is It an Optio... View more info

Sailing through America

By: ROSE, Peter

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Adlard Coles, London, 1971,:

Seller ID: 22234


ROSE, Peter. Sailing through America. London : Adlard Coles, (1971). Pp 163, frontispiece + 16 p of plates. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Toy 1393. "When an Englishman sails away from home he is rarely able to escape European waters. For two people to break away across the Atlantic, explore the Great Lakes and the greatest of all rivers, the Mississippi - the Father of Waters - takes a stout boat, stouter hearts, and a powerful sense of humour. Peter Rose and his French wife Monique in their yacht Odd Times [...]"- dj. Also Cuba, Florida, New York, and Chicago. Very good in ... View more info

America's Cup Races : A History. rev ed in dj.

By: STONE, Herbert L., William H. TAYLOR, and William W. ROBINSON, eds. TAYLOR, William H., ed. ROBINSON, William W., ed.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Norton, New York, 1970,:

Seller ID: 95726


STONE, Herbert L., William H. TAYLOR, and William W. ROBINSON, (eds.). The America's Cup Races : A History . By the editors of Yachting: Herbert L. Stone, William H. Taylor, and William W. Robinson. New York: Norton, (1970). New, Revised, Expanded Edition. Pp. (6),[vii]-viii,(2),1-311,(1), includingfrontispiece, + 29 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt le ttering to spine. Toy 1620, Morris & Howland p.135. "This new, enlarged, and updated edition carries the chronicle of [one of yachting's most prestigious races] right down through the 1968 series and forecasts the future ... View more info

Social History of the Greater Boston Clubs. in dj.

By: WILLIAMS, Alexander W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Barre Publications, Barre, MA, 1970,:

Seller ID: 74166


WILLIAMS, Alexander W. A Social History of the Greater Boston Clubs . (Barre, MA): Barre Publishers, 1970. Pp. [i]-viii,[1]-176, + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, orange cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Of nautical interest: chapter 10, Yacht Clubs. Vg in nicked, short-closed-torn, edge-browned, price-clipped dj. 20.00 View more info

By-laws, Sailing Regulations, Members and Yachts of the Winthrop Yacht Club(formerly Great Head Yacht Club)

By: Winthrop Yacht Club)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Alfred Mudge & Sons,, 1891,:

Seller ID: 69359


(Winthrop Yacht Club). By-laws, Sailing Regulations, Members and Yachts of the Winthrop Yacht Club (formerly Great Head Yacht Club). Compiled June, 1891. Boston: Alfred Mudge & Sons, 1891. Pp. 46 (?). 12mo, maroon cloth, gilttitles to front, a.e.g. "Compliments of Charles G. Bird, Secretary, Winthr op yacht Club" tipped in at the front. Appears to be lacking at least a fewleaves from the rear as the list of officers ends abruptly at 1889, in add ition to missing pp. 9-14(?) from the front, light rubbing to the boards, front hinge starting, pencilled name to ffep. 30.00 View more info