A Field Guide to Sailboats of North America
This book features the history of boat production and detailed statistical data such as draft, sail area, and hull construction. Illustrations and detailed descriptions are provided for each of 255 boats. A new chapter guides potential boat buyers through the decision-making process and offers helpful advice on types of boats, storage, finances, and alternatives to ownership.
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London Goes to Sea: Restoring and Sailing an Old Boat on a Budget
Peter J. Baumgartner
Limited preview - 2004