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Title:Techniques of Small Boat Racing, The
Price:GBP£8.00 (about USD$10.90)
Item ID:B009-SPT00020
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1968
Edition:Fourth Impression
Illustrator:Photo's & Drawings
Binding:Black Cloth
Condition:Near Fine
Dust Jacket:Fair
Hodder & Stoughton, 1968, Black Cloth, Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: Fair, Fourth Impression, Illustrated By: Photo's & Drawings

gilt titles spine; illustrated by b/w. photo's. & informative line drawings; divided into three parts: 1 - 'The Elements of Racing; 2 - The Techniques in Light to Moderate Air; & 3 - The Tecgniques in Heavy Air Planing Conditions; "each chapter of this book is so crammed with knowledge, common sense and experience, that it is only possible to touch the surface at the first reading-and every aspect of dinghy racing is covered. Stuart Walker, the editor, is a well-known dinghy sailor in America, and the authors, all experts, include Colin Ratsey on Sails George O'Day, the American Olympic representative, on The Planing Reach, and George Moffat, runner-up in the Prince of Wales Cup at Falmouth, 1960, and Stewart Morris, voted Yachtsman of the Year in 1961, who writes about Hulls and Rigging. Foreword by Ian Proctor, author of Racing Dinghy Handling and the Yachting Correspondent of the Daily Telegraph."; price-clipped D/J. has some damp-staining to inside of spine but book itself in near perfect condition other than ink gift inscription on front e/p.; 253 pages. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrator: Photo's & Drawings. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sports & Pastimes; Dinghy Racing; Sailing; 14 Foot Dinghies; Ships & the Sea. ISBN: 0340021640. ISBN/EAN: 9780340021644. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: SPT00020.
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