J Class: Franco Pace by Franco PaceJ Class: Franco Pace by Franco Pace

J Class: Franco Pace

byFranco Pace

Hardcover | December 21, 2014

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. Presents the history of J Class yachts. Beautifully illustrated throughoutA J-Class yacht is a single-masted racing sailboat, built to the specifications of Nathanael Hereshoff's Universal Rule, the class is considered the peak racers of the era when the Universal Rule determined eligibility in the America's Cup. Nostalgia, fascination and a passion for sailing; the yachts featured in this book were built in the 1930s and have lost none of their magic.In this opulent book Franco Pace gathers together seven of the still-active yachts. The text is written by journalist and well-known expert Wiel Verlinden, who sailed on six of the seven yachts, and presents historical facts about the single classes, going on to discuss future developments. All of the yachts included are illustrated with unique and spectacular pictures.Text in English and German.
Title:J Class: Franco PaceFormat:HardcoverDimensions:160 pages, 12.44 × 12.19 × 1.13 inPublished:December 21, 2014Publisher:Delius Klasing Verlag GMbHLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3768837688

ISBN - 13:9783768837682

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These stunning yachts are lavishly presented with a frame-worthy image on nearly every page.