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A Field Guide to Sailboats of North Americaby Richard M Sherwood
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This book features the history of boat production and detailed statistical data such as draft, sail area, and hull construction. Illustrations and detailed descriptions are provided for each of 255 boats. A new chapter guides potential boat buyers through the decision-making process and offers helpful advice on types of boats, storage, finances, and alternatives to ownership.
Extending the principles of the fames Peterson Identification System to the man-made world, A Field Guide to Sailboats will enable readers to identify virtually any production sailboat in North America. The second edition is completely revised and updated, with four dozen new boats and a chapter on choosing and buying a sailboat.
About the Author
Richard M. Sherwood, a lifelong sailor, lives in Amherst, New Hampshire.
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