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SAIL: A Photographic Celebration of Sail Power

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In paperback for the first time, this is a stunning tribute to the sport of sailing and the legendary boats of the past two centuries, as seen by the world most outstanding live action sailing photographers. From the sweeping lines of the fastest cruising and racing vessels to the glamor and grandeur of yachts of all sizes to the splash and spray of legendary thoroughbred winners from the ultimate in yacht racing—the America's Cup, this is the ultimate collection for sailing enthusiasts ...

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Overview

In paperback for the first time, this is a stunning tribute to the sport of sailing and the legendary boats of the past two centuries, as seen by the world most outstanding live action sailing photographers. From the sweeping lines of the fastest cruising and racing vessels to the glamor and grandeur of yachts of all sizes to the splash and spray of legendary thoroughbred winners from the ultimate in yacht racing—the America's Cup, this is the ultimate collection for sailing enthusiasts and the first-ever collection of its kind. SAIL is a historic keepsake to immortalize sailing history with an outstanding gallery of images from the world's best photographers of the world's finest sailing vessels.

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"An exuberant celebration of sailing in all its glory. Many of the world's most outstanding photographers...present their tribute to the exciting world of sailing in an impressive gallery of amazing action images...A stunning tribute to sailing, which will be treasured by all who love beautiful images, the glamorous lifestyle and the very best in action photography."—All At Sea magazine

 

"An amazing collection of remarkable pictures. The editor succeeded in assembling work by some of the best photographers in the world...Among the more memorable quotations in the book is that of the wealthy J.P. Morgan: 'I will do business with anyone, but I'll only go sailing with gentlemen.' A fascinating book—one for the enthusiast to treasure."—Nautical Magazine

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781408129951
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
  • Publication date: 3/15/2011
  • Pages: 292
  • Sales rank: 294,302
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 12.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Photographers include Beken of Cowes, Carlo Borlenghi, Daniel Forster, Gilles Martin-Raget, Thierry Martinez, Franco Pace, Stanley Rosenfeld, Henri Thibault and Rick Tomlinson.

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