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Description - Herreshoff and His Yachts by Franco Pace

Nat Herreshoff was one of the giants of early 20th century yacht design - an innovator, a bold thinker but most of all a designer of graceful, beautiful racing yachts, many of which are still winning classic regattas today. He designed a panoply of outstanding gaff riggers and Bermudian sloops for the America's Cup and remains one of the most revered yacht designers of the 1920s and 1930s. His standing is equalled only by the likes of William Fife and Charles Nicholson. This book is a magnificent photographic collection celebrating the wide variety and scale of Nat Herreshoff's work, showcasing his most outstanding yachts. Franco Pace's stunning photography captures their sheer grace and elegance in a truly fitting tribute which will thrill Herreshoff's devotees as well as lovers of classic yachts.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781408103791
ISBN-10: 1408103796
Format: Hardback
(350mm x 255mm x mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Thomas Reed Publications
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 20-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Franco Pace

Franco Pace is a yachting photographer of international repute, renowned for his stunning action shots and superb photographic composition. The major international yachting magazines have all published his photographs, and there have been several exhibitions of his work, including one at the George Pompidou Centre in Paris. He is author of William Fife: Master of the Classic Yacht, Charles E. Nicholson and his Yachts, and Sparkman & Stephens, all published by Adlard Coles Nautical.

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