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Be it a small runabout or a grand sedan cruiser, the classic power boats of yesteryear share the same essential features at heart: beautiful, flowing lines; exotic hardwoods; and the need for loving care. The history of these personal wooden power boats unfolds in over 100 photos, with insights into building, upkeep, and the passion that drives their owners.

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Be it a small runabout or a grand sedan cruiser, the classic power boats of yesteryear share the same essential features at heart: beautiful, flowing lines; exotic hardwoods; and the need for loving care. The history of these personal wooden power boats unfolds in over 100 photos, with insights into building, upkeep, and the passion that drives their owners.

"Large-format book -- half text, half photographs in blazing color -- about speedboats, runabouts, launches, and utilities from the Golden Era; in spades."--Wooden Boat

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  • ISBN-13: 9781567998030
  • Publisher: Sterling Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/1/2000
  • Pages: 128

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 21, 2000

    Excellent

    The best book about this subject out there. The photos are crystal clear, and the descriptions are wonderful. If you like boats, you will love this book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 15, 2000

    Great pictures! Awsome info!

    great book jim! The photo's make your book beautiful. What is a shame though is that most will keep it on the coffee table not ever reading it. I was surprised at the info 'Wood' contains! It is full of interesting info on builders and boats that have made me more knowledgeable about my own 37ft Chris Craft.

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