The Guide to Wooden Boats: Schooners, Ketches, Cutters, Sloops, Yawls, Cats

The Guide to Wooden Boats: Schooners, Ketches, Cutters, Sloops, Yawls, Cats

by Benjamin Mendlowitz
     
 

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“Being set loose in these pages is like being given the run of a candy store.”—Washington Post Book World
First published in 1996, this classic pictorial tour of wooden boats showcases a rich collection of images by Benjamin Mendlowitz, the preeminent photographer of wooden boats. The result is a stunning guide to sailboats and their rigs with

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“Being set loose in these pages is like being given the run of a candy store.”—Washington Post Book World
First published in 1996, this classic pictorial tour of wooden boats showcases a rich collection of images by Benjamin Mendlowitz, the preeminent photographer of wooden boats. The result is a stunning guide to sailboats and their rigs with text by the renowned marine historian Maynard Bray—a true feast for the eyes as well as the imagination. Now available for the first time as a paperback edition, complete with Joel White’s foreword and a new afterword by sailor and writer Roger Angell, this gem of a book is sure to delight both lifelong boaters and newcomers to the nautical world.

Editorial Reviews

Bangor Daily News
“Supplementing Mendlowitz’s breathtaking camera artistry are captions by Maynard Bray. This pair works together like strawberries and shortcake, and the final result is just as sweet.”
Messenger Press
“An indispensable reference for anyone interested in their beauty, romance, and craftsmanship.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393338065
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
04/26/2010
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
617,946
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 5.70(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Benjamin Mendlowitz is America's premier photographer of wooden boats. He lives in Brooklin, Maine.

Marine historian Maynard Bray has authored or co-authored many books on the subject of wooden boats, including the classic Book of Wooden Boats. He lives in Brooklin, Maine.

The late Joel White was a writer, naval architect, and boat builder.

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