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The world's best sailboats, volume 1: a survey

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Publisher:
Albatross Pub. House ;
Pub. Date:
1986.
Language:
English
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The World's Best Sailboats has become the most cherished and respected illustrated sailing book of all time. Its unique format includes over 400 spectacular color photographs by the world's leading nautical photographers coupled with astutely presented technical information on the best and most beautiful sailboats manufactured. Máté's insistence on uncompromising quality and his always engaging, entertaining style make this a timeless work and must-reading for anyone interested in sailboats. Its encyclopedic scope covering all aspects of sailboat design and construction, gleaned from personal visits to the world's best boatyards and interviews with the leading builders and designers, gives us not only a feast for the eyes and the stuff of dreams but also a thorough education. Máté visited the world's best boat builders from Finland to Italy, from Maine to California, and in his book evaluates and describes the sailboats of the nineteen best yards. The text is full of technical information on design and construction of available boats, while the magnificent color photos celebrate the beauty of sailboats and fine craftsmanship. His writing, as always is both informative and entertaining.
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9780920256114
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subject_facet Boats and boating, Sailboats, Sailing, Sailing ships, Yachting, Yachts
title_display The world's best sailboats, volume 1 : a survey
title_full The world's best sailboats, volume 1 : a survey / by Ferenc Maté
title_short The world's best sailboats, volume 1 :
title_sub a survey
topic_facet Boats and boating, Sailboats, Sailing, Sailing ships, Yachting, Yachts