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The story of the awe-inspiring wooden catboats unique to the Jersey Shore's Barnegat Bay is told in this pictorial history. Showcasing tales both the past and present, this narrative records the comical, sentimental, and often unbelievable stories from the sailors who have raced and cruised the majestic, 50-foot-mast A Cats since the 1920s. Information on the boats' designers, builders, and associated yacht clubs complete the account of the boats' contribution to sailing history, and gorgeous paintings and stunning, action-packed photographs illustrate the oral histories—archiving forever one of sailing's most beautiful and captivating fleets.
|Publisher:||Nomad Press VT|
|Product dimensions:||9.00(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.81(d)|
About the Author
Gary Jobson is an ESPN sailing commentator and the author of 14 books on sailing, including An America's Cup Treasury, Fighting Finish, Gary Jobson's Championship Sailing, and Sailing Fundamentals. He is the winner of an Emmy award for his coverage of the 1988 Seoul Olympic games, as well as an America's Cup Hall of Fame honoree and the recipient of a Nathanael G. Herreshoff trophy. He is an editor at large for Sailing World and Cruising World. He lives in Annapolis, Maryland. Roy Wilkins coaches sailing at Ocean County College and Monmouth University and is a member of the Island Heights Yacht Club. He lives in Island Heights, New Jersey.