A collection of inventive catboat designs, this guide showcases some of America’s most charming sailboats and provides detailed commentary on the specifics of each model. Tracing the history of the catboat through stories about builders and owners, the book also offers a section on catboat sailing techniques, rare photographs from the Hart Nautical Museum at MIT, and profiles of aficionados who restore and sail catboats today.
"Fascinating anachronisms for people who spurn the world of plastics and mass production." Pacific Yachting "The designs of Jay Benford are usually easy to recognize but difficult to describe precisely. They definitely have a traditional look about them yet don't resemble any particular type of traditional craft. Often they look like caricatures of boatsthe kind of boats you see in children's books." Danny Greene, author, Cruising Sailboat Kinetics
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Number Of Pages: 128
Published: 1st February 2009
Country of Publication: US