Classic Classes by Vanessa BirdClassic Classes by Vanessa Bird

Classic Classes

byVanessa Bird

Hardcover | June 13, 2012

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Packed with more than 150 designs, the focus is on the well-know and still active class boats, yet covers over 125 years of boating. Handsomely designed, color thoughout, the book is divided into three sections: Dinghy/Keelboats, Olympic Classes, and Yachts, and the sections are colorbar coded for ease of reference. Entries include profile drawing, photographs, basic specifications, background, plans availability, class contact, and more. Plus there's a sail insignia guide, and an index.Designs covered include the Optimist pram, Beetle Cat, Moth, Wayfarer and more small boats, to the Nordic Folkboat, Dragons, 12-meters, IODs, J-class and more. Designers include Uffa Fox, Olin Stephens, William Fife III, Knud Reimers, Starling Burgess, and many many more. This book is a handy resource, and includes all 44 Olympic class boats, just in time for the Summer 2012 Olympics held in London.Author Venessa Bird, is a freelance writer, and former Classic Boat magazine production editor, where she began this series. She sails a 1933 Scottish lugger out of Chichester Harbor, in the south of England.
Title:Classic ClassesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:160 pages, 10 × 7.75 × 0.63 inPublished:June 13, 2012Publisher:WOODENBOAT BOOKSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1934982075

ISBN - 13:9781934982075

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