Originally published London 1931. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Home Farm Books are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
A well illustrated book that will prove invaluable to the class of yachtsmen for whom it is intended. Contents Include: The Selection of a Boat. - The Effect of the Wind on a Boat. - Splices, Knots, and Tackles. - The Small Open Sailing Boat. - Open Sailing Boats with Boom-Sails, and Half Decked Boats. - Decked Boats. - Seamanship. - Open Boat Sailing. - The Cruising Yacht. - The Art of Coasting. - Decription of a Voyage. - Regulations Affecting Yachtsmen. - Two Cruises on Lateen-Rigged Craft. Etc.
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