In the Spirit of Tradition
Old and New Classic Yachts
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In the Spirit of Tradition by Jill Bobrow
Book DescriptionThe term classic yachts invokes many images: long bow sprits, impeccable sheer lines and tiny transoms, teak decks, varnished trim, and sparkling brass. Some of the great sailboats come to mind: Altair, Lelantina, So Fong, and Ticonderoga, to name a few. But there are also the motor yachts such as Principia or the classic J boats Shamrock V and Endeavour. Some feel that classic yachts have to be at least fifty years old and built of wood, and while In the Spirit of Tradition is primarily about old wooden boats, there are some new yachts as well, such as Hetairos and Radiance, true to the "classic" style. Fifty yachts are shown with historical and current photographs and textual information. Additionally, there are profiles of the people today who love and restore classic yachts. This lush, beautiful book is the most complete, up-to-date book on classic yachts ever produced.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780393045567
(290mm x 259mm x 25mm)
Imprint: WW Norton & Co
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Publish Date: 21-Nov-1997
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Jill Bobrow
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This book is a celebration of that beauty, beginning with a definition of exactly what a classic yacht is and explanations of the roles played by factors such as design, materials, vintage, size, and builder.
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Author Biography - Jill Bobrow
Jill Bobrow has collaborated on a number of sailing and yachting books. Dana Jinkins's books include Classic Yacht Interiors and The World's Most Extraordinary Yachts.
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