American Small Sailing Craft: Their Design, Development and Construction

American Small Sailing Craft: Their Design, Development and Construction

by Howard I. Chapelle

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From the author of Yacht Designing and Planning and Boatbuilding: the definitive history and survey of the great classic American small sailing craft.

American Small Sailing Craft (originally published 1951) is considered the classic among small-boat builders and historians. In it Chapelle has documented many fast-vanishing working boats, making this the authoritative history of a passing maritime fleet.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393031430
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 12/17/1951
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 392
Sales rank: 604,556
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Howard I. Chapelle (1901-1975) was an American naval architect, and curator of maritime history at the Smithsonian Institution. In addition, he authored many books and articles books on maritime history and marine architecture, including Yacht Designing and Planning, Boatbuilding: A Complete Handbook of Wooden Boat Construction, The History of American Sailing Ships,The History of the American Sailing Navy: The Ships and Their Development, American Small Sailing Craft, and many more.

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