Racing Cars Of The Seas: Cantiere Navale San Marco 1953-1975 by Gerald GuetatRacing Cars Of The Seas: Cantiere Navale San Marco 1953-1975 by Gerald Guetat

Racing Cars Of The Seas: Cantiere Navale San Marco 1953-1975

byGerald Guetat

Hardcover | November 18, 2016

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From 1954 to 1975, the Milan-based San Marco boatyard wrote some of the most interesting pages in the post-war history of powerboating. San Marco is the only yard that has extensively used Italian car engines for both its racing and production boats, including those of Ferrari, Maserati, Alfa Romeo, Lancia, Fiat and Abarth. The yard produced such models as the 600 Del Mare, Giulietta del Mare, Appia; all fast and prestigious wooden runabouts with elegant lines and refined details. Like a fashion designer or a famous Italian coachbuilder, for over 20 years Oscar Scarpa, founder of the yard, promoted a tradition of excellence, building several hundred exclusive boats with his son Sandro each with unique specifications, either technical or aesthetic, and all beautifully finished. The San Marco boatyard has also enjoyed a successful racing career, with more than 30 world speed records and hundreds of victories to its credit at the highest competitive level - often with Oscar Scarpa in the driver's seat! This book is both a tribute to the full history of the San Marco boatyard and its unique contribution to the world of speed boats.Racing Cars of the Seasis illustrated with a remarkable collection of hundreds of unpublished archival documents and photographs, as well as detailed information, including extensive production and racing records.

Award winning author Gerald Guetat is an internationally known speed boat historian and has written of many books on the subject, including Classic Speedboats and Riva, the Legend. He is also journalist and publishes his exclusive articles on boat and car history worldwide in magazines such as Octane, Automobiles Classiques, Classic Bo...
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Title:Racing Cars Of The Seas: Cantiere Navale San Marco 1953-1975Format:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 12.25 × 11 × 1 inPublished:November 18, 2016Publisher:Giorgio NADA EditoreLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:8879115898

ISBN - 13:9788879115896

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