Chapman Great Sailing Ships of the World

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Hearst Books, 2005 - Reference - 420 pages
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What a wonderful gift for boat lovers everywhere:
the most beautiful, most international guide to celebrated sailboats round the world.

Come sailing with Chapman, on the pages of an expansive, attractively illustrated reference to large, and frequently famous, sailboats from around the globe. Enthusiasts will find completely up-to-date information on these extremely popular boats, more than 450 color photos, and descriptions of different types of sailing ships and rigging. Each craft listed features a full-color picture, details, and statistics, accompanied by facts and figures on its home port, the year it was built, the names of the owner and crew, plus rigging, tonnage, mast, sails, and use. The history of each vessel starts from the moment it was launched and continues right to the present; reproductions and museum ships also appear. A useful glossary includes important nautical terms.
 

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Contents

Argentina
1
Belgium
23
Canada
29
Cayman Islands
38
Ecuador 126
61
Finland
67
France
73
Germany
82
Luxemburg
193
Mexico
201
New Zealand
253
Norway
258
Oman
267
Portugal
275
Romania
282
The Seychelles
299

Great Britain
131
Prince William
159
Greece
168
Ireland Republic of
174
Japan
182
St Vincent
309
Ukraine
328
Venezuela
400
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