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Title:
Sailing boats from around the world : the classic 1906 treatise
Author:
Folkard, Henry Coleman, 1827-1914.
Publication Information:
Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 2000.
Physical Description:
xix, 555 pages ; illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Reprint. Originally published: The sailing boat : a treatise on sailing boats and small yachts. London : Chapman and Hall, 1906.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780486410999
Format :
Book

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Central Library VM321 .F663 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

Comprehensive, profusely illustrated book documents early-20th-century sailing. Includes detailed, instructional manual for beginning and experienced sailors, review of small vessels then in use; racing boats, odd and experimental vessels, and more. Over 380 line drawings and photographs, including body, deck, and sail plans. Nautical vocabulary. Indexes. Bibliography.


Table of Contents

Part I. Boats of the Ancientsp. 1
Part II. Sailing Boats of the British Islandsp. 15
Part III. Practical: Management, andc., andc.p. 97
Part IV. Small Racing-Yachts and Yaraftsp. 162
Part V. The One-Design and Restricted Classesp. 233
Part VI. Fishing and Shooting Boatsp. 327
Part VII. Sailing Chariots and Ice Yachtsp. 350
Part VIII. Foreign and Colonial Boats, Canoes, andc.p. 362
Part IX. Nautical Vocabularyp. 540
Indexp. 549

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