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Worthy of the Sea: K. Aage Nielsen and His Legacy of Yacht Design
     

Worthy of the Sea: K. Aage Nielsen and His Legacy of Yacht Design

by Maynard Bray, Tom Jackson
 

ISBN-10: 0884482812

ISBN-13: 9780884482819

Pub. Date: 12/28/2006

Publisher: Tilbury House Publishers

Knud Aage Nielsen’s boats remain highly prized. This big, handsome volume includes many plans and photographs to study and enjoy.Although the name of Knud Aage Nielsen is arguably not as well known as his colleagues in the pantheon of great yacht designers of the twentieth century—Olin Stephens, Nathanael Greene Herreshoff, John G. Alden, and others—

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Knud Aage Nielsen’s boats remain highly prized. This big, handsome volume includes many plans and photographs to study and enjoy.Although the name of Knud Aage Nielsen is arguably not as well known as his colleagues in the pantheon of great yacht designers of the twentieth century—Olin Stephens, Nathanael Greene Herreshoff, John G. Alden, and others—it should be. Nielsen devoted his life to boat design and construction, beginning with his youth in his native Denmark. Nielsen's ability to build anything he designed gave him a unique relationship with accomplished builders.From the beginning his plans were know for remarkable attention to form and detail. "Good enough is not a sufficient goal..." — Aage Nielsen

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780884482819
Publisher:
Tilbury House Publishers
Publication date:
12/28/2006
Pages:
302
Product dimensions:
11.30(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range:
12 Years

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