The American Sailboat

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MBI Publishing Company, Dec 6, 2001 - Sports & Recreation - 192 pages
A round the turn of the century, with steam power commonplace and the internal-combustion engine just emerging as a revolutionary development, the sailboat began to make the transition from work boat to pleasure boat. This definitive chronology of American sailboats from 1900 to 1970 provides an in-depth look at the evolution of recreational vessels created by such prominent boatmakers as Catalina, Hunter, Island Packet, Tartan, Morgan, Mason, Cabo, Rico, Dufour, Alden, Oday, Cambria and Herreshoff. Archival black-and-white and modern color photography details the evolution of sailboats and advances in boating technologies and hull designs. All of the key classes are featured, as are famous racing sailboats that influenced the design of production models.

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Greg Jones is a sailing enthusiast and the author of MBI's 2002 release, "The American Sailboat. The senior editor of "Blue Water Sailing, Jones resides in Newport, Rhode Island.

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